The Chennai police detained 200 protesters and have kept them in a marriage hall in T. Nagar.

In pictures Protest in Chennai over artists arrest on sedition charges
news Monday, November 02, 2015 - 17:28

Chennai witnessed a protest on Monday at the city's T.Nagar bus stand against the arrest of folk-artiste Kovan on charges of sedition by the Chennai police on October 30,2015.

Kovan, a member of the Makkal Kalai Ilakkiya Kazhagam, an arts and public performance group based in Trichy had sung songs criticising the government against alcoholism in the state.

The protest was organized by Makkal Adhigaram (Peopleā€™s power) group. About 250 protesters gathered at the venue at 11:30 am. The Chennai police detained 200 protesters and have kept them in a marriage hall in T.Nagar.

 

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