Chennai: DMK President and former Chief
Minister M Karunanidhi on Thursday said the spate of arrests of his
party men, including former minister KN Nehru on land grab
charges, reminded him of the Emergency days.
"It reminds me of Emergency days," he told reporters at
the state secretariat after signing the Assembly register.
He was reacting to the arrest of Nehru, DMK strongman
from Tiruchirappalli, on land grab charges today.
Senior DMK leaders, including former Minister Veerapandi
S Arumugam, and aides of Union Minister MK Alagiri have
already been arrested on similar charges.
On his party`s decision to boycott the ongoing Budget
Session of the state Assembly, he complained of lack of proper
seating arrangements and asked how he could go inside in his