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Vaiko, others detained for protest over Lanka prez visit

[PTI, Tuesday, 8 June 2010 10:09 No Comment]

MDMK founder Vaiko and leaders of CPI and VCK were detained today when they attempted to stage demonstrations at different places here to protest Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s visit to the country.

Rajapaksa is scheduled to arrive in India today on a three-day visit during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and others.

Viduthalai Siruthaigal Katchi leader Thol Thirumavalavan, CPI State Secretary D Pandian, Tamil Nationals Movement leader P Nedumaran and actors Seeman and T Rajender were among those detained.

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