CAA protest: Kolams in front of Stalin, Kanimozhi houses

In protest against eight people, including six young women detained by the Chennai city police for staging a novel protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR)--by drawing rangolis at Besant Nagar area, DMK MP Kanimozhi and party president Stalin's houses saw kolams drawn in front of their houses.

Police sources said the women under the banner of Citizens Against CAA group, were held for drawing ‘kolams’ (rangoli) to voice their protest against the CAA and the NRC. The colourfully drawn Rangolis contained slogans 'No to CAA, No to NRC, no to NPR', which attracted several people and affected traffic. 

Meanwhile, DMK President M K Stalin condemned the 'arrests' of six women and said it was another example of increasing atrocities of the ruling AIADMK. He slammed the government for even banning the basic rights as enshrined in the Constitution.