Cadre of Marumalarchi Drvaida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) led by Udhayakumar, Thanjavur district secretary of the party, staged a demonstration in front of the Head Post office here on Monday protesting the hike in prices of milk, bus fare and the proposed hike in electricity tariff.
Durai Balakrishnan, Deputy General Secretary, of the party and others participated.
They demanded roll back of prices.
In Pudukottai, V. N. Mani, state executive member of the MDMK, led the agitation in front of the old bus stand. Kaliamoorthy, district treasurer, and Arasi Karuna, town secretary, were present.
In Ariyalur, K. Chinnappa, district secretary, led the stir, protesting against the hike in the price of milk and bus fare. Durairaj, deputy secretary and Manoharan, town secretary, were among those present. The agitation in front of the Khadi Craft in Tiruchi was led by A. Malarmannan, ex-MLA and secretary of the urban district unit of the party. Vellamandi Somum, district deputy secretary, Rokhiah, who unsuccessfully contested in the Mayoral election, and others spoke.