Cadres protest, burn effigies of DMK’s Raja after BJP leader’s arrest in Coimbatore | Watch

BJP cadres protested and burnt effigies of DMK leader A Raja on Wednesday over the arrest of Coimbatore district president Utharmaramasamy. A tussle also broke out between the protestors and the police.

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BJP cadres protesting and burning effigies in Coimbatore.
BJP cadres protesting and burning effigies in Coimbatore.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • BJP cadres took out a protest in Coimbatore
  • They burnt effigies of DMK leader A Raja
  • They were protesting the arrest of the Coimbatore district BJP president

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) cadres took out a protest in Coimbatore's Peelamedu on Wednesday over the arrest of district president Utharmaramasamy and burnt effigies of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader A Raja.

The protesters burnt effigies of A Raja and also raised slogans against the DMK government and also condemned the arrest of the BJP district president. A large number of BJP cadres from Coimbatore held a protest near Peelamedu police station and a tussle had broken out between the police and BJP cadres.


In the video, police officials are trying to forcefully remove the protesters. A group of police officials can be seen trying to forcefully carry a man out of the protest site but dropping him multiple times.

The police later moved away after the BJP cadres raised questions about how the police were carrying the people.



Earlier today, state BJP President Annamalai condemned the arrest of the Coimbatore district BJP president.

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