Ramesh Kumar, Muniyappa supporters clash in Srinivasapura

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Ramesh Kumar, Muniyappa supporters clash in Srinivasapura

Ramesh Kumar, Muniyappa supporters clash in Srinivasapura

Bhavana S   ¦    Apr 04, 2019 10:56:14 AM (IST)

Ramesh Kumar, Muniyappa supporters clash in Srinivasapura-1Kolar: The Srinivasapura taluk of the Kolar district witnessed tense moments on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, following a clash between the supporters of former Union minister, incumbent MP and Congress candidate for the Lok Sabha elections K H Muniyappa and supporters of Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar.

According to police, the clash broke out in the Gaunipalli village. Sources say that the clash occurred during a meeting called in the village to discuss the party's campaign. Police immediately rushed to the spot and dispersed the mob

It can be recalled that in the faction-hit Congress unit in Kolar, a majority of the leaders are against giving a ticket to Muniyappa. Meanwhile, Ramesh Kumar had announced that he would not campaign along with Muniyappa.