In front of the Periyar Bus Stand Madurai, protest was staged against Narendra Modi's visit to Madurai for laying Foundation stone at AIIMS Hospital. MDMK General Secretary Vaiko released black balloons and said that they will not disperse till Modi goes out of Madurai and he argued with police when the police asked them to disperse. similarly, against the 10% reservation for the forward communities periyarist Consortium also agitated. Kolathur Mani, K.Ramakrishnan and Thirumurugan Gandhi and 200 others participated. All of them were arrested.