On Thursday, a large bike rally was held by BRS activists at Necklace Roads to celebrate the opening of the new Martyrs Memorial. The rally was led by BRS leaders, including Ministers, who rode bikes from different parts of the city. Labour Minister Ch Malla Reddy even rode pillion holding the party flag. Hundreds of bikes could be seen heading towards the Memorial.
BRS MLAs were asked to gather as many bikes as possible for the rally, and other rallies from different parts of the city were also coming towards the Memorial. Another rally was led by MLC K Kavitha from Martyrs Memorial in front of the State Assembly building.
Meanwhile, over 5,000 artists from 30 cultural groups, including Dappu artists, skit players, Lambadis, Oggu Dhol, women Dappu, Bonalu group and others gathered at the 125-feet Dr BR Ambedkar Statue. They were the main attraction and planned to hold a rally towards Martyrs Memorial at the same time the Chief Minister reached the Memorial.
Unfortunately, the traffic situation on Imax Road went awry due to the massive rally of 3000 artists.