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India prime minister met by swelling black flag protests in Tamil Nadu

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi was forced to take a helicopter ride from Chennai airport to a speaking engagement at India’s mega defence exhibition at Thiruvidanthai,

Mr Modi was met in Chennai by a sea of black flag protests over the centre’s failure to resolve a water despite between neighbouring state Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Several Dravida political party leaders in Tamil Nadu participated in the citywide protests, which forced the Indian Prime Minister to take areal routes to his speaking engagements.

The Indian Premier League was also forced to move it’s cricket matches due to ongoing protests.

The protests were also taken up on social meedia with  #ModiGoBack trendeding on twitter.