Vijaykant and his party workers were arrested at Saidapet
area in the city, the route taken by Singh this morning to
attend a function at Madras University, police said.
The Prime Minister had arrived here last evening and
stayed overnight at the Raj Bhavan. He attended a function at
Madras University today to celebrate the 125th birth
anniversary of mathematics wizard Srinivasa Ramanujan.
Earlier, Greater Chennai Police Commissioner J K Tripathy
had warned that those staging black flag demonstrations would
Chennai: DMDK founder Vijaykant and over
200 of his party workers were arrested on Monday after they tried
to stage a black flag demonstration against Prime Minister
Mamnohan Singh over the Mullaperiyar Dam issue.
First Published: Monday, December 26, 2011, 13:05