• Download mobile app
18 Oct 2019, Edition - 1557, Friday

Trending Now

  • Justice Bobde will succeed CJI Gogoi and would take oath as 47th CJI on November 18.
  • SC orders transfer of NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh
  • Pakistan likely to remain on FATF’s grey list till February 2020; decision to be announced today.

Coimbatore

DMK activists protest against ration sugar price hike

Covai Post Network

About 1,000 DMK workers, including an MLA, were arrested today while holding a demonstration in front of ration shops. They were protesting against the increase in the price of PDS sugar.

The activists raised slogans against the Government for not taking steps to reduce the prices, making life difficult for many.

Demonstrations were held in front of 150 ration shops in the district.

Singanallur legislator N Karthik and party district leaders participated in the protests meetings, police said.

Arrests were made in nearby Tirupur and Nilgiris districts where demonstrations were held in front of nearly 420 shops, they added.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER