He was arrested at Nagapattinam fishing harbour following a fishing boat tour and a brief van procession.
The Sivaganga MP quashed rumours of the seat-sharing arrangement having already been confirmed.
A large number of party men also were held by the police for taking out the yatra, for which, state government has already denied permission.
Meanwhile, Puducherry Union Territory has been divided into two party districts.
Stalin to face defamation case for remarks on Doraikannu's death: Tamil Nadu minister C Vijaya Baskar
The Health Minister gave details of the treatment given to Doraikannu right from day one of his admission to Kauvery hospital.
The Vijay development comes just a week after a letter surfaced suggesting that Rajinikath would not enter politics due to health concerns.
Ahead of the Assembly polls, the DMK leadership is going all out to draw young voters by strengthening Udhayanidhi Stalin’s foothold in politics.
Interestingly, the actor’s daughter, Soundarya Rajinikanth, had liked and retweeted one of such tweets.
A BJP party source said that Khushbu will join the party in presence of the party's national president JP Nadda
VCK’s 'Adi Dravidar' identity attempt will perpetuate the caste differences within Dalits, say activists
A section of Dalit activists warn that such a move will sharpen the divisions within the oppressed castes thereby weakening dalit activism.
Project Pappu? How the AIADMK & BJP IT wings are working overtime to portray DMK chief Stalin as a dunce
Aspire Swaminathan, coordinator of AIADMK IT wing, defends the strategy on the ground that it reflects a popular view of Stalin.
Amirtha Vijayakumar was DMK’s Thirukadaiyur functionary before joining the BJP nine years ago while Kannan Gurukal is a priest in the Shri Abhirami Amirthagateswarar Temple in Thirukadaiyur.
Loose talk by a few DMK leaders also helped the BJP in its campaign. One such statement by the party spokesperson RS Bharathi, for which he has apologised, nearly landed him in prison.
The photos carried in the newspapers owned by political parties prove their cadres have been throwing social distancing norms to the wind.
Velumani said in a press release that amid the state's fight against the COVID-19 crisis, Stalin was issuing unnecessary statement against the state government out of jealousy.