50 HMK activists arrested for hotel siege
Coimbatore: Fifty Hindu Makkal Katchi
workers were arrested today when they tried to enter a reputed
hotel here in protest against its proposed 'obscene' dance
show, part of programmes got up for New Year celebrations on
The hotel had announced the programme agenda, included a
dance, which the activists claimed were obscene and sought
cancellation of such 'westernised culture', police said.
HMK workers raised slogans against the hotel management
and tried to enter it, but were prevented by police, who
arrested all of them.