Chepauk Stadium Turns a Fortress Following Cauvery Protest

Updated: April 11, 2018, 3:50 PM IST
 Protesters shout slogans after being detained by policemen outside the MA Chidambaram stadium on April 10, 2018. Security was beefed up after protestors threatened to disrupt the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. (Image: AP)
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Protesters shout slogans after being detained by policemen outside the MA Chidambaram stadium on April 10, 2018. Security was beefed up after protestors threatened to disrupt the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. (Image: AP)

 Police had a tough time checking the protesters belonging to motley groups as the players of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) reached the stadium for the night match under heavy security. (Image: AP)
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Police had a tough time checking the protesters belonging to motley groups as the players of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) reached the stadium for the night match under heavy security. (Image: AP)

 Policemen control protestors shouting slogans inside the MA Chidambaram stadium during the IPL VIVO cricket match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Policemen control protestors shouting slogans inside the MA Chidambaram stadium during the IPL VIVO cricket match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in Chennai. (Image: AP)

 Policemen keep a strict vigil as protestors shout slogans outside the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai. (Image: AP)
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Policemen keep a strict vigil as protestors shout slogans outside the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai. (Image: AP)

 Policemen control protestors shouting slogans inside the MA Chidambaram stadium during the IPL VIVO cricket match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. (Image: AP)
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Policemen control protestors shouting slogans inside the MA Chidambaram stadium during the IPL VIVO cricket match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. (Image: AP)

 A policeman detains a protester outside the MA Chidambaram stadium. The protesters demanded that the Supreme Court verdict passed earlier this year for water sharing of the disputed River Cauvery between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu be implemented. (Image: AP)
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A policeman detains a protester outside the MA Chidambaram stadium. The protesters demanded that the Supreme Court verdict passed earlier this year for water sharing of the disputed River Cauvery between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu be implemented. (Image: AP)

 Protesters shout slogans after being detained by policemen outside the MA Chidambaram stadium on April 10, 2018. Police lathicharged the protesters who refused to disperse after the leaders were arrested. (Image: AP)
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Protesters shout slogans after being detained by policemen outside the MA Chidambaram stadium on April 10, 2018. Police lathicharged the protesters who refused to disperse after the leaders were arrested. (Image: AP)

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