Chennai: Shoes hurled during IPL match, 3 detained

ANI | Updated: Apr 10, 2018 22:27 IST

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 10 (ANI): Three Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) workers were detained for hurling shoes inside the Chepauk stadium, Chennai, during an ongoing Indian Premier League between the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here on Tuesday.

NTK, a Tamil nationalist party in the state, which among other protesters, is demanding a boycott of the IPL matches in Chennai until the Cauvery water issues is solved.

The political parties in the state have been protesting against the Centre's negligence in the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

Earlier in the day IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla also met Union Home Secretary Rajeev Gauba and demanded enhanced security arrangements during the matches in Chennai.

It is to be noted that IPL has returned to Chepauk stadium after two years where the home franchise Chennai Super Kings are taking on Kolkata Knight Riders in the fifth match of the 2018 fixture. (ANI)