Bandh on April 5th

The DMK led Opposition parties have called for a statewide bandh on April 5th demanding the Centre to form the Cauvery Management Board. They also decided to show black flags to Prime Minister Modi and other Union Ministers when they visit Chennai.They also plan to take out a Cauvery Rights Retrieval Yatra following the bandh.

DMK working President Stalin said that Tamil Nadu has been pushed to protest and demonstrate seeking to implement the order of the Supreme Court on the Cauvery issue due to the collective negligence of the Central and State Governments.He accused the Centre of deceiving Tamil Nadu and the State for not taking appropriate steps to secure their rights.