Tension prevailed during the final journey of OU student as police created hurdles during the process which led to heated arguments between the students of OU and the police. After the autospy conducted on the body of Santosh in the Osmania Universitycampus, the police on the request of the students had permitted to take out the rally from OU camps to Martyrs Memorial nearSecunderabad from where the body would be shifted to his native village in Adilabad district. However, when the body was taken out through a rally, police created hurdles to the rally after it crossed the OU police station and later at Tarnaka. Angered over the police highhandedness behaviour, there was a heated argument between the police and the students. Reports said the police used tear gasshells on the students in which four students were injured after the latter rained stones on them. The reports also said the Telangana JAC Chairman Prof M Kodandaram who went to pacify the students was injured in the lathicharge used by the police. Heavy police personnel have been deployed throughout the route during the last journey of the OU student. The OU student JAC has given a call of educational institutions bandh across the telangana region tomorrow protesting against the attitude of the police.
Earlier tension returned to OU campus after a degree student from Adilabad district committed suicide by hanging himself to a tree near Arts College. A suicide note purportedly written by the student Santosh stated that he was ending his life for Telangana. The note said despite serious agitations, the Government was not willing to give separate Telangana State. The student, B Santosh is studying in Saraswati degree college in Tukkuguda on the city outskirts. Hundreds of students gathered near the body and prevented the police from shifting the body to mortuary. Tension escalated with more students assembling there and raising pro-Telangana slogans. Mr Kodandaram and other leaders also paid tributes to Mr Santosh while hundreds of students bid adieu to him.