Black flags, 'Go back Modi' chants greet PM Modi at Chennai

15 April, 2018, 06:13 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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With protesters lined up enroute, the Prime Minister was forced to stay off roads and depend on a chopper instead.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday rejected as "baseless allegation" of southern states that the Terms of Reference of the 15th Commission are "biased against certain states or a particular region" and said it would benefit states that took population control measures.

Chennai: A different kind of welcome and roadshow awaited Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chennai on Thursday morning where he has arrived to inaugurate DefExpo.

Film personalities, such as Bharathiraja, Ameer and Gowtham, joined protesters holding black flags. He also launched a Defence Excellence Scheme to promote India as major military manufacturing hub.

Cadres of CPI and CPI (M) also took part in the DMK led demonstrations to protest against Modi's visit over the Centre's "inaction" to form the Cauvery Management Board.

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Following persuasion by police and Bharathiraja, they climbed down and were detained by police.

He was here to inaugurate the Defence Expo at Thiruvidanthai, 40 kms from the city, and to open the Diamond Jubilee Building of Cancer Institute at Chennai. In no time the former deputy CM and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav jumped into the matter and quizzed the PM Modi and called it big "goof-up". Parties in Tamil Nadu, protesting over the non-formation of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) were seen waving the flags near the airport in Alandur area of Chennai. The protests over the water sharing dispute grew to include opposition to hosting Indian Premier League matches in Chennai, which were eventually shifted out as police said they will not be able to guarantee security.

The non-compliance of the apex court's order has triggered protests across the state.

While party president is observing fast in poll-bound Karnataka, Union Health Minister J P Nadda is doing the same in PM Modi's Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi.



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