Anti-sterlite protests: Opposition calls for bandh against Thoothukudi police firing in Tamil Nadu

Published: 25th May 2018 12:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th May 2018 09:05 PM  

The bandh called by the DMK-led opposition parties to condemn the Tuticorin violence in which 13 people lost their lives and to demand the resignation of Chief Minister K Palaniswami began in Tamil Nadu today. (EPS | P Jawahar)
Members of alliance parties protest against Thoothukudi sterlite shooting issue during bandh, at Egmore on Friday in Chennai. (EPS | P Jawahar)
Vigilant police deployed outside the Egmore railway station in Chennai. (EPS | P Jawahar)
Demonstrations were staged by the DMK, its allies Congress, IUML and friendly parties like MDMK, VCK, CPI, CPI(M) and MMK in several parts of the state and neighbouring Puducherry. (EPS | P Jawahar)
In the wake of the protest, traffic was disrupted in several locations in the city and security was tightened in all the districts of the State. (EPS | P Jawahar)
However, government sources said that buses of the state-run transport corporations were being operated as usual and all steps were being taken to ensure that normalcy was not disrupted. (EPS | K K Sundat)
Government buses damaged as some unidentified persons pelted stones at South Marat Street in Madurai in the wake of a TN opposition-sponsored bandh to protest against the police firing at Thoothukudi. (EPS | K K Sundar)
Commuters pass by a damaged bus in Madurai. (EPS | K K Sundar)
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Shops closed in Chennai as part of an Opposition-called bandh in Tamil Nadu to protest the deaths of 13 civilians in police firing during the anti-Sterlite plant agitation in Thoothukudi (EPS | P Jawahar)
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A scene from Jawaharlal Nehru Street in Pondicherry on the day of the Opposition-called bandh in Tamil Nadu to protest the deaths of 13 civilians in police firing during the anti-Sterlite plant agitation in Thoothukudi (EPS | Pattabiraman)
A Government bus set on fire by unknown person in karungkulam at Thoothukudi district. Express photo / V. Karthik Alagu
Thoothukudi come back to normal life. Police man read newspaper at Anna Nagar on Friday. Express Photo / V. Karthik Alagu
Police protection in anna nagar at thoothukudi. Express Photo / V. Karthik Alagu
Police protection in old bus stand at Thoothukudi. Express Photo / V. Karthik Alagu
Senior IAS Officer Gagandeep sing bedi, Thoothukudi Collector Sandeep nanduri, and Thoothukudi SP Murali discuss in front of Government Hospital. Express Photo / V. Karthik Alagu
People standing in long line to buy free foods in amma unavagam at Government hospital in Thoothukudi. Express Photo / V. Karthik Alagu
Thoothukudi People come back to normal life Public buy vegetable in Thoothukudi main vegetable market. Express Photo / V. Karthik Alagu
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