Kamal to PM Modi: People are more important than elections


After posting the video, MNM chief also shared an open letter and said that 'in case if I missed any points with my anxiety to pass in the tumultuous mood of Tamil Nadu in getting water for Tamil Nadu and their farmers. Talking to reporters, after meeting the Governor, DMK working president MK Stalin said that their protests will continue till the formation of the CWMB. From there he took another chopper to come to IIT Madras, in the heart of the city.

Later, he would unveil the diamond jubilee plaque at the Adyar Cancer Institute. Amidst applause, the Prime Minister during his address at the Defence Expo here, quoted Thiruvalluvar's couplet in Tamil extemporaneously, describing him as a celebrated poet-philosopher. Protests are being held by political parties, Tamil activists and students against the Central Government for failing to setup the Cauvery Management Board.

Modi then left by helicopter to the airport before returning to Delhi.

".it is your duty as the Prime Minister of our country to prove this wrong by immediately acting as per the Supreme Court order" he added. However, the Prime Minister did not respond to the request in his speech. The ailing leader wore a black shirt. However, when this deadline expired on March 29, the Tamil Nadu government went to the apex court, filing a contempt of court petition against the Centre. Since the prime minister was air-borne for a major part of his day-long visit to Chennai avoiding the road fearing black flag protests, a fringe group, Tamizhaga Vaazhurimai Katchi, hit up on this idea to "stand out" in the massive crowd.

Activsits of fringe parties including the Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) led by T Velmurugan, Tamil Nationalist Movement headed by P Nedumaran also staged demonstration in front of the Alandur Metro station in Chennai.

Kamal also pointed out that there was a widespread belief that the delay in framing a scheme in on account of the elections in Karnataka and the BJP's interests in that state.