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Protests held across Tamil Nadu condemning police action in Chennai


Members of various Muslims organisations staging a demonstration from Friday night onwards in Madurai | Photo Credit: S. James

A large number of Muslims residents including women, have been staging a road blockade stir across the southern districts of Tamil Nadu since Friday night. The agitation continued on Saturday in Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, parts of Thoothukudi, Madurai and Ramanathapuram districts.

In Tenkasi, the protesters condemned the police action in Chennai and sat on the Tiruneveli-Tenkasi road near the Government Hospital. Traffic was halted for about 30 minutes. Tenkasi DSP Gokulakrishnan, Inspector Adivel and a team rushed to the spot and held talks ...


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