MDMK announces blockage of roads to Kerala

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 17:37

Chennai: Intensifying its struggle against
Kerala on the Mullaperiyar dam issue, Vaiko-led MDMK today
announced blockade of roads leading to Kerala on May 28 with
an aim to cut-off supply of various commodities.

At a meeting of party`s district secretaries and
parliamentary board here, the party resolved to stage the
blockade on May 28.

`We want to convey to Kerala through the protest that if it
denies water to Tamil Nadu, we will deny them supply of
commodities, leading to an economic blockade,` it said in one
of its resolutions.

All roads from Tamil Nadu leading to Kerala will be blocked
by MDMK cadre and others including Tamil Nationalist Movement
headed by P Nedumaran, the resolution said.

Recently, the party had conducted a massive protest at
Cumbum in the state bordering Kerala protesting against it in
the Mullaperiar dam issue where thousands of protestors were
arrested.

Further, M DMK will hold statewide demonstration against
power cut situation in the state on April seven, it said.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 17:37
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