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Principal Opposition DMK on Friday sought Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's intervention in getting an appointment for a delegation from the state to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Cauvery issue.

The protest has gone viral online. Today people have come out onto the streets to protest his visit to the state leaving Chennai stuck in bumper-to-bumper gridlocked traffic. He ridiculed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami for handing a memorandum to the Prime Minister on the vital issue in a casual manner at the airport. Major forces have been deployed to control the situation if law and order is breached.

Some opposition parties and pro-Tamil outfits had yesterday said they would hold black flag protest against Modi's visit to Tamil Nadu.

As the Cauvery water row escalates between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, we take a look at the age-old conflict through various contemporary events.

People took to social media to express their anger.

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"Should the Government of India be indulging in such manipulation merely to attain some electoral advantage in Karnataka, unmindful of the irreparable loss of livelihood of lakhs of farmers and reduction in the drinking water resources available to crores of people in the State of Tamil Nadu?" read the memorandum.

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All the remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) matches of CSK will be shifted out of Chennai to Pune in the wake of Tuesday's violence over the Cauvery waters dispute.