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Tension erupts following road blockade

Written by: Staff

Pondicherry, May 3 (UNI) Tension prevailed at Ozhukarai near here today following road blockades by both the Congress and AIADMk candidates and their supporters.

Congress candidate Namasivayam along with his supporters were canvassing in the constituency and the women of Ammanagar reportedly objected his entry into the village stating that he failed to provide any basic amenities.

Following this Mr Namasivayam went to Gopalankadai area where an AIADMK leader Arunmozhi was reportedly attacked by the congress volunteers and was admitted to the government general hospital here.

Hearing the news, AIADMK candidate K Natarajan along with his supporters put up a road blockade at Muthupillaipalayam. As a counter measure Mr Namasivayam and his supporters observed a ''road roko'' at Arumparthapuram. Villianur police pacified both the groups following which the agitations were called off.


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