Thrissur Mar 2: Noted Malayalam film actor, Kalabhavan Mani started a 24-hour hunger strike at Chalakudy today.
The strike was in support of the on-going agitation by the action council to protest against the closure of municipal junction for the construction of a flyover in the National Highway.
Football players, M J Sabu and P M Francis, were also fasting with Mani.
The former Indian soccer captains I M Vijayan, Jo Paul Anchery and film actor Kalabhavan Jaffer, were among others, who spoke on the occasion.
AIDS Centre Director, Jyan Pattath staged satyagraha by lying in a coffin in support of the agitation.