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India: DMK to protest across Tamil Nadu state September 18

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) supporters expected to stage protests in Tamil Nadu state September 18; heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions anticipated

17 Sep 11:43 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 9/17/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/18/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION Tamil Nadu

Event

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) opposition party has called on supporters to protest across Tamil Nadu state on Tuesday, September 18. The protests have reportedly been organized to denounce perceived corruption among officials of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and demand that corrupt AIADMK officials resign. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be anticipated near protest sites. Clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out.  

Advice

Individuals in Tamil Nadu state are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid protest sites, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

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