Udhayanidhi Stalin Arrested On Second Day Of DMK's 75-Day Campaign

Udhayanidhi Stalin Arrested On Second Day Of DMK's 75-Day Campaign

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Udhayanidhi Stalin Arrested On Second Day Of DMK's 75-Day Campaign. (FILE)

DMK youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin was arrested in Nagapattinam on the second day of his party's 75-day campaign ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly elections due early next year.

He was arrested at Akkaraipettai, a fishing hamlet in Nagapattinam,police said.

Mr Udhayanidhi visited the village and interacted with the fishermen on account of the World Fisheries Day.

Earlier in the day, accompanied by former Tamil Nadu ministers KN Nehru, U Mathivanan, MRK Panneerselvam and others, Udhayanidhi undertook a boat journey in the sea with the fishermen.

When he returned to the shore, a police team led by Nagapattinam Additional Superintendent of Police arrested Udhayanidhi for allegedly violating social distancing norms of the COVID-19 pandemic and for carrying out the campaign without permission. He was taken to a local marriage hall.

Mr Udhayanidhi, son of DMK president M K Stalin,had launched the party's campaign from Tirukkuvalai near Nagapattinam, the birth place of late party chief M Karunanidhi, on Friday.

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