Hyderabad, Jan 19: Telangana BJP spokesperson Prakash Reddy on Tuesday faced the wrath of agitating students of the Hyderabad Central University(HCU) while he was leaving the campus after participating in a TV debate.
A group of students, who have been demanding the removal of Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Bandaru Dattatreya and the Vice Chancellor, rushed to Reddy's car and raised slogans against the ministers and his party.
BJP leader Prakash Reddy heckled on his visit to UoH, by students protesting over Dalit scholar suicide case. pic.twitter.com/Nvt3fAW3r0— ANI (@ANI_news) January 19, 2016
The HCU has been witnessing protests over the alleged suicide of a dalit research scholar on Sunday. A window of Reddy's car was also broken during the protests, eyewitnesses said.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and leaders of different political parties and social organisations including Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi visted the university during the day.