Maoist’s fast enters tenth day

Published: 16th June 2012 09:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th June 2012 09:09 AM   |  A+A-

Maoist leader Vivek’s indefinite hunger strike in Cuddalore prison on Friday entered its tenth day. He began protesting on June 6 in support of his demands, one of which was access to a phone booth inside the prison. On Friday, a Periyakulam court ordered that Vivek should be kept in judicial custody till June 22.

Meanwhile, Vivek continued with his hunger strike. Apart from demanding access to a phone booth, his others demands were more quantity of food for inmates, withdrawal of vigilance cops from the prison and permission to stroll around the campus in morning and evening. A prison source said that said his health had not deteriorated. 

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