Srisailam was speaking on irregularities going on in gurukuls and social welfare residential schools in Telangana.
Hyderabad: National SC Reservation Parirakshana Samiti president Karne Srisailam was attacked while addressing a press conference at the Press Club in Hyderabad.
#WATCH: National SC Reservation Parirakshana Samithi president, Karne Srisailam, attacked during a press conference at Press Club in Hyderabad yesterday. He was speaking on irregularities in Gurukul Pathshala (residential schools for SC/ST in Telangana) pic.twitter.com/e0brXDe1Tt— ANI (@ANI) May 22, 2019
The incident took place on Tuesday.
According to Panjagutta police, Srisailam was speaking on the irregularities going on in gurukuls and social welfare residential schools in Telangana when he was allegedly thrashed by one Alexander, a PhD student from Osmania University, and his associates.
Police said that Alexander and his associates alleged that they were attacked by Srisailam's followers.
A case has been filed in the matter. The investigation is underway.