A massive public meeting at Tuni on Sunday lead by former Minister and Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham , turns violent.
Thousands of agitators turned up at the Tuni railway station (east godavari) set Ratnachal Express on fire. At least four coaches of the train were completely damaged in fire.
The Kapu Garjana convened by M. Padmanabham called upon agitators gave a call for road and rail blockade at the meeting and immediately agitators in huge numbers stormed the Tuni railway station and destroyed the engine of the Ratnachal Express.
Agitators set fire the bogies of the train , which led to panic situation . The passengers went panic, few railway staff were injured in the incident. The agitators also blocked the National highway.