VILLUPURAM: The people of Kottaimedu area staged a road roko on the East Coast Road on Wednesday protesting against the demolition of the burning ghat.

The police said when the people found a portion of the burning ghat damaged they all gathered and squatted on the road to voice their protest.

They also felled trees and dumped boulders to block the road.

In this connection, the police had filed cases against 55 men and 34 women. — Special Correspondent

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