The march turned into a violent incident when police lathicharged on the protesters and used tear gas shell to disperse the crowd who tried to break security cordon.
Six Congress leaders including Keshav Rao have been arrested. The protesters planned to sit on dharna in front Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy's office and residence.
Suspecting violence, Railways have already cancelled 40 trains and local and sub-urban train services in Hyderabad on Sunday. South Central Railway cancelled 12 express and 25 passenger trains as the state government tried to prevent people coming from other districts to Hyderabad.
The state government and police also asked to shut down all cinema theatres and shopping malls in the city. M Kodandaram, the convenor of Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) earlier had accused police of arresting leaders who tried to enter into Hyderabad from other Telangana districts.