On 28.2.2010 HINDRAF / HRP had a put up a “Thaneer Panthal” along Jalan Sentul Pasar in conjunction of the Chariot Procession marking the annual Masi Maagam Festival. As usual HINDRAF/HRP Selangor coordinators were in their safrons distributing the packet food, drinks & leaflet containing HRP voter’s registration information to the public whilst conducting a special prayers to Lord Vinayagar & Murugan in a vow to fulfill the Hindraf 18 point demands.
The rally's estimated to be 100 000 people gathered outside the Petronas Twin Towers at midnight, early Sunday morning.At least 240 people were detained, but half of them were later released. One day before the rally, police arrested three HINDRAF lawyers, P. Uthayakumar, P. Waytha Moorthy and V. Ganabatirau for sedition charges. Uthayakumar and Ganabatirau posted bail of 800 Malaysian ringgits each, but Waytha Moorthy refused bail as a sign of protest.