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VCK party chief takes on TN Govt. over Vellore incident

ANI  |  Vellore (Tamil Nadu) [India] 

Condemning the Vellore incident where women protesting against shops were lathi-charged by the police, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi chief Thirumavalavan criticised the Government, citing that such kinds of incidents have become a common sight in the state.

"In Tamil Nadu, it is going on. People are struggling. The police have been attacking people and now, in Vellore district, women and children are left injured. I condemn the Government," Thirumavalavan told ANI.

The shop was ransacked by the public in which women were brutally beaten by the Police earlier today.

The State made alternate arrangements to open a closed shop near the Highway in Vellore, which was opposed by some of the locals.

Hundreds of protestors entered the shop premise and ransacked the shop and raised slogans against the and also pelted stones at the police.

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 20:01 IST