Sathyamoorthy GovindarajanFootage shows people throwing stones during a protest at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. Residents of 18 villages and fisher folk of Tuticorin have been demanding that the expansion be halted. Tuticorin town remained on edge on Wednesday. Kamal Haasan, actor and chief of the newly launched Makkal Neethi Mayyam, visited Tuticorin hospital on Wednesday morning to enquire about the condition of those injured in the police firing. Superstar Rajinikanth, who is set to join politics, condemned the police action as "inhuman" and alleged "failure of the administration".