TDP senior leader and Anantapur MP JC Diwakar Reddy staged dharna in road at Chennapodamala village in Tadipatri mandal demanding the arrest of followers of Prabhodananda Swami followers.
Clashes erupted between village people and the followers when locals took out Ganesh immersion rally. Reddy rushed to the village and held a dharna.
He threatened he will not call off agitation until people rendered justice. Police forces were deployed in big number.