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Dhinakaran blames TN govt for violence during anti-IPL protest

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

(AMMK) leader T T V today blamed the government for the violent incidents during the protest against match in

He alleged that Police had attacked and registered cases against those who were agitating in a "democratic manner" against matches in

Dhinakaran, however, said though his party welcomed the agitation for the welfare and benefit of the state, it, opposed people taking law into their hands, he told reporters here.

Pro-Tamil outfits and others had staged a protest against holding of the match involving Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders, citing the ongoing agitation over Cauvery issue.

Police resorted to lathi-charge to quell the agitation, which was marked by hurling of slippers into the stadium and burning of yellow jerseys, the colour of the CSK.

also said there was nothing wrong in the call by various political parties to stage a black flag protest against during his visit to tomorrow.

He alleged that Modi was working against the welfare of the state.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 22:40 IST