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DMK men wave black flags at TN Guv, held

Press Trust of India  |  Villupuram(TN) 

Nearly 700 DMK cadres were arrested today for staging a black flag demonstration against Banwarilal Purohit's visit to review implementation of schemes pertaining to 'Swachh Bharat' mission at a village in the district.

The protest, led by former and DMK MLA Ponmudi, in front of the Collectorate here, saw the partymen raising slogans against the

The DMK has been claiming that such review meetings held by the amounted to "interference" in the state's autonomy, a charge rejected by the Raj Bhavan and the ruling AIADMK besides the BJP.

The party has been holding similar protests during Purohit's field visits to various districts in the state.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 17:41 IST