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Is it illegal to wave black flags at CM?

October 06, 2004 00:14 IST

Seven girl students belonging to the Students Federation of India, which owes allegiance to the Communist Party of India-Marxist, were taken into custody on Tuesday after they waved black flags against Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in protest against the government policy on self-financing professional institutions.

The incident occurred when the chief minister was speaking after laying the foundation stone for a new building for a women's college in Thiruvananthapuram, police said.

The protestors, who were sitting among the audience, stood up and raised slogans and waved black flags when Chandy turned up for the function.

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Sub: But your high Command is supporting Congress

Kerala & WB communists are protesting against the Congress... Whereas their National High command is support the Congress govt.I dont know how the Communists will ...


Posted by TrueView





Sub: it is illegal to elect criminals

anybody can wave any colour flag at anybody in india. don't we have democracy in this country? democracy has been the least understood concept in ...


Posted by prattipati





Sub: It is illegal

SFI has no other job.They do rubbish things like this.CM should be allowed to move freely.Protests should be done in a decent manner


Posted by Neelakantan





Sub: black flag waiving

there is an old,draconian and undemocratic law forced upon citizens in india which prevents them from showing their disagreement or displeasure to a minister (any ...


Posted by m.v.goray





Sub: This is our Great India!!!!

Hi, This is really a very surprising question, this being India, as rule is what is dictated by our leaders and people in power. Money ...


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