Dindigul, (Tamil Nadu) Oct 25 Tension prevailed at Badlagundu, when a group of men belonging to the DMK pelted stones and footwear at a public meeting organised by Marumalarchi DMK (MDMK) leaving ten persons with injuries, late last night.
Trouble started when MDMK Propoganda Secretary Nanjil Sampath made scathing attack and allegedly made some derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK Supremo M Karunanidhi at the meeting.
Enraged DMK men indulged in violence in which as many as ten MDMK volunteers suffered bleeding injuries.
Additional police forces rushed to the scene and brought the situation under control. Later, police arrested Mr Sampath for making derogatory remarks under Section 446 of the IPC.