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Andhra Minister’s house was set on fire over renaming district

On Tuesday, a crowd of enraged demonstrators in Pradesh’s Amalapuram town set fire to the house of state Transport Minister P Viswarup over the proposed renaming of the newly constituted Konaseema district as B R Ambedkar Konaseema district. Viswarupu’s office was also attacked, with furniture broken. A group of individuals who were protesting the proposed renaming of the newly constructed Konaseema district to BR Ambedkar Konaseema district were lathi-charged.