Numerous Muslims residents together with girls, have been staging a highway blockade stir throughout the southern districts of Tamil Nadu since Friday evening. The agitation continued on Saturday in Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, components of Thoothukudi, Madurai and Ramanathapuram districts.
In Tenkasi, the protesters condemned the police motion in Chennai and sat on the Tiruneveli-Tenkasi highway close to the Authorities Hospital. Visitors was halted for about 30 minutes. Tenkasi DSP Gokulakrishnan, Inspector Adivel and a workforce rushed to the spot and held talks with the protesters.
The protesters charged that in a democratic nation, when the folks stage demonstrations towards the Citizenship Modification Act (CAA), why ought to police bask in lathi cost and arrests. The federal government shouldn’t take the minorities or those that assist them for the proper trigger calmly, they stated.
Vehicular motion was disrupted within the space. Nevertheless, the police diverted the heavy automobiles to the Outdated Courtallam route. After persuasion, the agitators dispersed.
In Madurai, the agitators squatted at Okay Pudur, Goripalayam, Nelpettai, Villapuram, Uthangudi and Jinnah Thidal close to S.S. Colony police station late on Friday evening. They informed the police that they might disperse as and when the arrested individuals in Chennai have been launched.
In Thoothukudi, members of the Towheeth Jamaath staged a protest in entrance of the South Police Station on Saturday and dispersed. In Ramanathapuram district, members assembled in entrance of the pallivasal and demanded a judicial inquiry into the lathi cost. To stop any untoward incident, a big posse of police personnel have been deployed as a precautionary measure.
In Tiruchi, members of assorted Muslim outfits carried out a joint demonstration in Palakkarai within the coronary heart of town on Saturday, condemning the police motion in Chennai on Friday.
After they started to assemble within the morning, the police requested them to not disturb car motion. Following this, they gathered alongside Sub Jail highway. They raised slogans towards the Central authorities for enacting what they described as an oppressive act.
Additionally they blamed the ruling AIADMK authorities for supporting the CAA in Parliament.
A number of outlets and enterprise institutions run by Muslims within the metropolis have been closed in view of the protest.