There was a silent protest conducted to stress that the Cauvery Management Board be formed and so as to close the Tuticorin Sterlite plant. The silent protest was conducted on behalf of the artists association. The head of the artistes association Nasser headed the protest. Actors as Kamal, Rajini, Vijay, Suriya, Vikram, Dhanush, Sivakarthikeyan,
Vijay Sethupathi, Vishal, Karthi, Sivakumar, Pasupathi, Sathyaraj, Sibriaj, and actresses as Rekha, Dhansika,
Varalaxmi Sarathkumar participated in the protest. Around the afternoon at 1 pm, the protest came to an end.
Preceding that, decisions were hailed regarding the closure of Sterlite plant and welfare board be formed. The management board should be formed such that there is no political bias. Signatures were obtained from the cine artists and the decisions would be hailed. Further, the cine people raised slogans that if it is a government for masses, then acknowledge the feeling of masses. Vishal also spoke in a development and said that agriculture should thrive. The peasants should thrive.