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.