Congress MP Chiranjeevi and APCC chief N Raghuveera Reddy were detained at Rajahmundry Airport when they are on their way to Kirlampudi to meet Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham, who was on Hunger strike demanding reservations to Kapus.
Chiranjeevi expressing dissatisfaction held a Dharna at Rajahmundry airport before the TDP govt arrested him . Congress activists had a verbal war with the police and demanded to release Chiranjeevi , but the police yet to relase them.
Congress party has extended their support to Kapu leader and on the instructions of Sonia Gandhi and Digvijay Singh, Both the leaders went to Rajahmundry . Congress leader Raghuveera approached HRC to get permission to visit Kirlampudi as TDP govt has put restriction over entry into the district.