Cadres of Mukkulathor Peravai and Thamizhaga Makkal Iyakkam staged road roko at Kandiyur-Thiruvaiyaru road at Kandiyur village protesting illegal quarrying of sand in Cauvery river on Tuesday.

They said that illegal sand quarrying should be stopped and accidents by sand lorries should be prevented. They also sought compensation for the loss of lives due to accidents . Traffic on the road was affected for more than an hour on the road. The cadres came in 40 motorcycles to Kandiyur and took part in road roko. Police rushed to the spot and dispersed them.

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