Chennai chants 'Modi go back' to greet PM Narendra Modi

Apr 13, 2018, 10:44 IST | Agenciescalendar 13 Apr 2018 Region Country

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) floated a black balloon with the slogan 'Modi Go Back' as a sign of their protest against Modi Government for not constituting the Cauvery Management Board (CMB)

Protesters shout slogans against PM Narendra Modi. Pics/pti
Protesters shout slogans against PM Narendra Modi. Pics/PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived in Chennai earlier yesterday to address the 10th edition of Defence Expo was greeted with black balloons and black flags. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) floated a black balloon with the slogan 'Modi Go Back' as a sign of their protest against Modi Government for not constituting the Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

DMK shared a photo of its President M Karunanidhi, where he can be seen wearing black at his Chennai resident as a mark of protest against the visit of the Prime Minister. The non-compliance of the Supreme Court's February 16 order on setting up CMB has triggered protests across the state.

#GoBackModi trends worldwide
Following the protests, #GoBackModi was trending worldwide on Twitter yesterday for a while. More than 1.3 lakh tweets had been sent out with the hashtag by Thursday afternoon.

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