Malappuram : Reports say that wide-spread protest is raging in A R Nagar in Malappuram in connection with the issue of land acquiring for the widening of national highway. Many have got injured in the lathi charge and tear gas shelling by the police. The clash broke out with the people stopping the officials who arrived to do the survey. The people pelted stones against the police. There are also allegations that the police entered houses and beat up people.Though there is clashes going at one end, the survey is progressing at Kolappuram area amidst tight security.
Meanwhile, traffic got blocked in the Thrissur- Kozhikode route. The protesters are picketing the roads here.