Road roko on Kathipara Flyover at Guindy supporting Farmers

Road roko on Kathipara Flyover at Guindy supporting Farmers
Road roko on Kathipara Flyover at Guindy supporting Farmers

CHENNAI: Traffic came to a standstill on Kathipara flyover at Guindy here after a group of 100 people staged a protest, led by film director V Gowthaman.

The protesters blocked the flyover with an iron chain. Vehicles proceeding to Vadapalani, Anna Salai, Saidapet, Koyambedu, Chennai Airport were struct.

They were holding the protest in support of farmers and fishermen in the state. The protesters squatted on the road shouting slogans in favour of the farmers who have been staging a protest in Delhi Jantar Mantar since March-14.

Later, police arrested Gowthaman and others, and traffic came back to normal after 45 minutes.

Road roko on Kathipara Flyover at Guindy supporting Farmers