Over 900 supporters of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi tried to block trains and courted arrest at various places in Cuddalore and Villupuram districts on Friday.
They were protesting India’s participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting under way at Colombo.
The cadre protested in railway stations at Thirupadiripuliyur, Vriddhachalam, Chidambaram, Pennadam and Vepur in Cuddalore district and at Villupuram, Chinna Salem and Tindivanam in Villupuram district. Police rounded them up. Those who were detained included VCK general secretary Ravikumar.