Tamilnadu BJP president Vel Murugan has been arrested by police when he tried to take out Vel yatra today.
Murugan who set out for yathra from Chennai from Thiruttani today was stopped near Nasarathpet, When the party workers announced that they would go ahead with yathra, police gave them permission with a few restrictions.
The police sources said that only five vehicles were allowed along with that of Murugan.
Chants of vettrivel rented the air as Murugan was arrested.
The State government had informed Madras High Court yesterday that no permission is given for Vel yathra.