Workers held for procession with rejected tableaux
A few workers of Marumalarchi Makkal Iyakkam (MMI) were arrested here on Wednesday when they attempted to take out a procession with the images of freedom fighters The organization planned to take out the tableaux of V O Chidambaram Pillar, Marudu Brothers,, Velu Nachiyar after the Centre rejected the tableaux of Tamil Nadu for Republic Day.
After arguments all the workers were arrested, police said.
Eswaran said MMI sought permission late Tuesday but police denied it and the workers were taking out a procession holding the images of the freedom fighters.
Meanwhile, some workers belonging to various political parties and organizations were arrested here for attempting to stage a demonstration condemning the Centre for rejecting Tamil Nadu tableaux in the Republic Day parade.
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