MDMK Leader Ar­rested for ‘Rail Roko’ Stir

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

TUTICORIN: MDMK leader Vaiko and sev­eral oth­ers, in­clud­ing farm­ers, on Tues­day were ar­rested when they at­tempted to stage a ‘rail roko’ ag­i­ta­tion de­mand­ing waiver of farm loans, police said. They were protest­ing against al­leged ha­rass­ment of farm­ers by banks for non-re­pay­ment of farm loans and de­mand­ing among oth­ers waiver of all agri­cul­tural loans. Vaiko and around 230 farm­ers and MDMK work­ers were ar­rested, police said.

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