Telangana Governor ‘CONCERNED’ OVER Sharmila’s ‘manner of arrest’

Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday expressed her anguish at the way Y.S.R. Telangana Party president Y.S. Sharmila was arrested and said that whatever the political background or ideology, women leaders and women cadres need to be treated in a more dignified and respectful way.
“Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan has expressed concern over the developments and the consequent arrest of Y.S.R.T.P president and former chief minister late YS Rajashekhar Reddy’s daughter YS Sharmila,” the Raj Bhavan said in a statement.
The Governor said that the visuals of towing away of her car, when she was inside the car, was disturbing.
“The Governor expressed anguish at the way Sharmila was arrested and expressed concern about her safety and health condition. The visuals of towing away of her car, when she was inside the car, were disturbing,” as per the statement.
“Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan stated that whatever may be the political background or ideology women leaders and women cadres need to be treated in a more dignified and respectful way,” the statement added.
Later, the YSR Telangana Party president was released on conditional bail after a day-long political drama in Telangana.
Sharmila was detained by the Hyderabad Police when she was approaching Pragati Bhavan, the official residence of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. She was detained from Somajiguda and brought to S.R. Nagar Police station in Hyderabad.
Before Sharmila was detained, police towed away her car with the help of a crane, even as she was sitting inside it protesting against the Telangana CM K.C.R.
After being brought to SR Nagar Police Station, the police forcefully broke open the car door and got her out of the vehicle. She was then taken to the police station along with some of her followers.

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