Kerala literally turned into a battlefield today with many protestors injured in clashes with police during a march to the secretariat seeking the resignation of Ministers K T Jaleel and E P Jayarajan.
As per reports, the police used water cannons at youth congress activists when they tried to topple the barricade in front of the Secretariat. The police used tear gas when they failed to disperse from there. The police arrested many including Shafi Parambil MLA and youth congress vice president Sabarinathan MLA from the spot.
The police resorted to lathi-charge at the strong protests staged by Yuva Morcha in front of the secretariat. An activist sustained injuries on his eye. The activists are protesting by squatting on the road in front of the secretariat.
A scuffle broke out with the police in the protests staged by Yuva Morcha in Palakkad. The police arrested and removed them from there. Another scuffle broke out in the march staged by KSU towards the collectorate in Kozhikode.
Police used water cannons in the march staged to Minister E P Jayarahan’s house by a team led by BJP leader Sandeep Warrier. He was arrested following the clash.