At least 11 persons suffered burns as one Ghattaiah, an associate of rebel Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader, Nallala Odelu, set himself ablaze, when party workers were welcoming the official candidate, Balka Suman, at Indaram in Mancherial district. Most of them were women TRS workers. Even a cameraman of TV9 channel, Mahender suffered burns. All the injured were sent to government and private hospitals for treatment. The incident took place, even as several woman party activists performed Aarthi to Balka Suman on his arrival for campaigning.