Amaravati, July 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Somu Veerraju on Tuesday undertook the 'Chalo Proddaturu' agitation programme to protest against the plan to install the statue of Tipu Sultan. Proddaturu is a town in YSR Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh.
"I am taking my first step to end the anti-Hindu sentiment of the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP)," alleged Veerraju.
He claimed that Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is making his MLAs and ministers to work with anti-Hindu sentiment.
Veerraju and several other saffron party leaders staged a sit-in to protest against the plans to install Tipu Sultan's statue.
According to the BJP president, Sultan was a 'barbarian with maniacal communalism who massacred thousands of Hindus'.