Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu) [India], Apr 13 (ANI): Tamil folk singer Kovan was arrested on Friday by Trichy Police for allegedly criticising the central and state governments during Cauvery protests.
He has been arrested under sections 153 (provocation with intent to cause riot), 503 (criminal intimidation) and 504 (Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Earlier in the day, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin called on Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and urged him to take the initiative in setting up the CMB before May 3.
He further said the party will continue its protests until the CMB is constituted.