Telangana political JAC Chairman, Prof Kodandaram, was arrested along with other leader at Ontimamidi while he was on his way to address the agitating famers over Mallanna Sagar project.
Opposition parties observed Bandh in the district in protest against the police lathi charge on Mallanna Sagar oustees on sunday.
Kodandaram was supporting the farmers went to the Gajwel, but held by police . Congress leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Damodar Rajanarasimha, TDP working president Revant Reddy and leaders were arrested.
The opposition parties have been staging protests against the Malanna Sagar irrigation project at Yeti Gadda Kistapur village in Kondapak mandal, for which the government is acquiring 12,000 acres of land.