Ahead of Narendra Modi's visit, MDMK holds 'black flag' protests in Madurai; party says Centre not addressing Tamil Nadu's concerns

MDMK party leaders and volunteers walked with black flags, black balloons and festoons through the streets of Madurai, expressing their displeasure against the government at the Centre for not looking after the interests of the state. The protesters had written down their demands on placards.

Asian News International January 27, 2019 14:54:35 IST
Ahead of Narendra Modi's visit, MDMK holds 'black flag' protests in Madurai; party says Centre not addressing Tamil Nadu's concerns
  • The opposition Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam staged demonstrations in Madurai on Sunday against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Party leaders and volunteers walked with black flags, black balloons and festoons expressing their displeasure with the Centre not addressing the state's concerns

  • The prime minister laid the foundation stone for an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai and addressed a public rally in the city.

Madurai: Holding black flags, black balloons and banners, the opposition Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) staged demonstrations in Madurai on Sunday against Prime Minister Narendra Modi who visited the city.

MDMK party leaders and volunteers walked with black flags, black balloons and festoons through the streets of Madurai, expressing their displeasure against the government at the Centre for not looking after the interests of the state. The protesters had written down their demands on placards.

The prime minister laid the foundation stone for an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai and addressed a public rally in the city.

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