Veera Vanchinathan Iyakkam founder stages hunger strike
Even before Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and his cabinet Ministers took oath, founder of 'Veera Vanchinathan Iyakkam' Ramanathan (76) was arrested for undertaking hunger strike demanding that BJP State President Pon Radhakrishnan be inducted into the cabinet as Railway Minister, here today.
Defying police ban order, Ramanathan, who attempted to undertake hunger strike in front of the veteran freedom fighter R Vanchinathan Statue, was arrested, police said.
Mr Radhakrishnan was elected from Kanyakumari in the recent Parliament election.
(Posted on 21-05-2014)