Chennai: Yogendra Yadav Detained by police in Tiruvannamalai for protesting against the 8-lane Salem Chennai expressway on Saturday. He has been taken to a nearby location along with other farmers who were protesting.
In tweets, Mr Yadav, 55, alleged that the police stopped him from meeting farmers, accusing the cops of manhandling.
Soon after being detained he wrote, Supdt. Police, Thiru Annamalai is here to tell me hay they apprehend law and order problem due to my presence! I am saying I will only visit farmers inside their homes. SP says I am not allowed! Gandhian disobedience is the only way out, it seems on Twitter.
He shared a video on Twitter.
While we were being stopped and detained pic.twitter.com/yJPlskyE8y
— Yogendra Yadav (@_YogendraYadav) September 8, 2018
He was on his way to meet farmers protesting against a proposed Rs. 10,000 crore eight-lane Salem-Chennai expressway.
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