25 held in Tamil Nadu for attempt to burn Indian flag

Chennai, April 25 (Inditop) Twenty five people were arrested Saturday in Tamil Nadu when they were attempting to burn the Indian flag while protesting the killing of Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka, police said.

Eighteen were held in Chennai and seven in Thanjavur, a police spokesperson said.

In Chennai, an attempt was made to set fire to the flag in front of Shastri Bhavan, housing central government offices, the spokesperson said.