Tipu Jayanti Virodhi Samithi president Abhimanyu Kumar has accused the police of committing atrocity on him during the protest against Tipu Jayanti organised by the taluk administration at Somwarpet.
Briefing media persons here on Saturday, he said, "The police manhandled me. We were protesting against Tipu Jayanti in a peaceful manner."
He thanked the business establishments and private bus and auto owners for responding to the call on voluntary bandh during Tipu Jayanti celebration. The bandh was successful in the district, he added.