#Sterlitekillings: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and other celebs condemn the death of nine people

From superstar Rajinikanth to Kamal Haasan, actor Sidharth, actor Karthi, Karthik Subbraj and many others took to Twitter to condemn the shooting by the police.

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#Sterlitekillings: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and other celebs condemn the death of nine people

#Sterlitekillings: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and other celebs condemn the death of nine people

The long protest for the closure of Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper unit in Tuticorin over pollution concerns turned violent yesterday with agitators fighting pitched battles with police. The fight turned ugly in which 9 people were killed. The protestors went on the rampage in the town about 600 km from Tamil Nadu capital Chennai and started Hurling stones and setting government vehicles and public property on fire. The police firing during the protest has shocked everyone. The entire film fraternity in Tamil Nadu condoled the death of nine people.

Protesters blame the Vedanta group’s Sterlite plant for health problems and depleting water. The agitation against the factory started 100 days ago and took a violent turn after protesters got to know that the company is planning to expand the four lakh tonne per annum plant.

From superstar Rajinikanth to Kamal Haasan, actor Sidharth, actor Karthi, Karthik Subbraj and many others took to Twitter to condemn the shooting by the police. The protest has saddened everyone and has taken social media by storms with everyone giving their take on the shocking protest.

Check out the tweets below:

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan also reacted to the protest that has taken whole Tamil Nadu by storm. He also met the injured people in the protest yesterday. While talking to ANI, Kamal Haasan said, “We must know who ordered this firing. It’s not me but the victims who are demanding this. Merely announcing compensation isn’t a solution. This industry must be shut and this is what people demand.”

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