WPI activists held for protesting JNU student leader arrest in TN

Coimbatore, Feb 29: Around 40 perrsons belonging to Welfare Party of India (WPI), were today arrested for attempting to stage a demonstration near city railway station, seeking immediate relesae of JNU student leader, Kanayiah Kumar.

Led by WPI Tamil Nadu General Secretary E M S Ibrahim, the activists, including 10 women, raised slogans, "save JNU, restore democracy," blocking the road in front of the railway station, police said.


When they tried to picket the road, they were arrested.


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