Several LTTE loyalists who were protesting against the President’s Indian visit have been arrested.
President Rajapaksa is already in New Delhi at an invitation extended by the Indian Government. MDMK chief Vaiko and other party activists had staged a demonstration protesting against the honour accorded to the Sri Lanka President by the Indian Government. The demonstration had been organized at Gandhipuram in Chennai. Indian media reported that several regional political leaders as well as a group including women are already in Police custody.