Demanding the arrest of MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, the residents of Sadasivapet held a huge rally in the town on Saturday. Beyond the political affiliations, the leaders of all parties joined hands in participating in the rally.

The procession commenced from Ramalayam and ended at the bus stand. The protesters raised slogans against the MIM legislator. They demanded that action should be initiated immediately against the legislator who had been trying to benefit politically by creating differences between two communities. Later Owaisi’s effigy was burnt by the protesters.

BJP workers held a rally and dharna at Jogipet on the same issue demanding action against the legislator.

At Narayanakhed, representatives of different political leaders lodged a complaint with the police alleging that his comments had hurt the feelings of a community. They demanded the immediate arrest of the legislator.