The activists of Communist Party of India (M) held a demonstration in front of the Collectorate on Wednesday urging the government to provide Rs. 1,500 per square feet as compensation for lands acquired for the laying of four-lane road.

The former member of Lok Sabha, A.V.Bellarmine, who participated in the agitation said that the district administration should form a committee comprising of officials and representatives of local bodies before fixing the compensation amount.

The district secretary of CPI (M), Murugesan, led the agitation.

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