Yogendra Yadav arrested in Tamil Nadu

Yogendra Yadav, president of Swaraj India Party was arrested en route to a private meeting with farmers in Tiruvannamalai on Saturday. “Finally, I have been arrested. My crime: wanting to meet farmers in their home. Where is rule of law?” he tweeted. “With me two local farmer leaders ChandraKumar and Arul Arumugam have also been arrested,” he added in another tweet. In an earlier tweet Mr. Yadav said, “I have refused to obey the illegal police order restricting me from meeting farmers at their home. I am proceeding to village Nammianthel. Let’s see if TN police arrests me.”

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