Kerala CM cancels visit to unveil Rajiv Gandhi statue

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy cancelled his visit to this tourist town to unveil a bronze bust of former Prime Minister Oommen Chandy due to heavy fog here.

Udhagamandalam: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy cancelled his visit to this tourist town to unveil a bronze bust of former Prime Minister Oommen Chandy due to heavy fog here.

Congress party sources said that Chandy arrived here by helicopter for the function this afternoon, but heavy fog made it difficult for the chopper to land, following which he cancelled his visit.

Meanwhile, 16 activists of Thanthai Periyar Dravida Kazhakam waiting along the route to show black flags to Chandy over the Mullaperiyar dam issue, were arrested, police said.

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