Dozens of protesters locked themselves to vehicles and bamboo scaffolding to block the road outside the plants.
Anti-government protesters cheered the soldiers' actions, some setting fire to a building that belongs to Mali's justice minister.
On Monday, actor Prithviraj announced his project Vaariyamkunnan helmed by Abu.
“While it is true that I met party leaders S A Ramdas and Umesh Katti, it was not to launch any political rebellion.
The sixth edition of Odisha literary festival kicked off to a rollicking start with the Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan singing paeans of the Odia civilisation.