DMK youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin was arrested in Nagapattinam on the second day of his get together’s 75-day marketing campaign forward of the Tamil Nadu meeting elections due early subsequent yr.
He was arrested at Akkaraipettai, a fishing hamlet in Nagapattinam,police mentioned.
Mr Udhayanidhi visited the village and interacted with the fishermen on account of the World Fisheries Day.
Earlier within the day, accompanied by former Tamil Nadu ministers KN Nehru, U Mathivanan, MRK Panneerselvam and others, Udhayanidhi undertook a ship journey within the sea with the fishermen.
When he returned to the shore, a police staff led by Nagapattinam Further Superintendent of Police arrested Udhayanidhi for allegedly violating social distancing norms of the COVID-19 pandemic and for finishing up the marketing campaign with out permission. He was taken to a neighborhood marriage corridor.
Mr Udhayanidhi, son of DMK president M Ok Stalin,had launched the get together’s marketing campaign from Tirukkuvalai close to Nagapattinam, the start place of late get together chief M Karunanidhi, on Friday.
He mentioned he launched into the marketing campaign to take the message of his father Stalin to numerous elements of the state to finish the “darkness that has engulfed Tamil Nadu.”
Quickly after kickstarting the programme,the actor-politician was briefly detained alongside together with his supporters on this district for allegedly violating COVID-19 norms, sparking protests in numerous elements of the state by DMK activists.
Talking to reporters at Akkaraipettai, Udhayanidhi claimed the AIADMK was apprehensive in regards to the public assist for the DMK and therefore it was attempting to forestall the DMK from launching the marketing campaign.
In the meantime, Mr Udhayanidhi’s arrest sparked street blockades by DMK cadre at varied locations in Nagapattinam district.
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