MGR's Statue Found Draped With Saffron Shawl In Puducherry, AIADMK Demands Action

MGR’s statue was discovered draped with a saffron scarf on Thursday night.


A statue of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M G Ramachandran was discovered draped with a saffron scarf at Puducherry resulting in protest by AIADMK and Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Friday assured members of the territorial meeting that fast motion can be taken in opposition to the culprits.

The AIADMK founder chief MGR’s statue, in standing posture on the Puducherry-Villianoor junction within the union territory, was discovered draped with a saffron scarf on Thursday night.

AIADMK co-coordinator and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Ok Palaniswami condemned it as a “barbaric” act.

Days after social reformer Periyar’s statue was smeared with saffron paint at Coimbatore resulting in temporary stress and arrest of a fringe Hindu outfit functionary, he stated vandalising and desecrating the statues of leaders “is a shameful barbaric act.”

It induced grief, he stated and urged Narayanasamy to take swift motion and produce the anti-socials behind such components to e book .

When AIADMK MLA in Puducherry, Anbalagan, after staging a protest final evening, raised the issuein the Home on Friday, Narayanasamy assured strict motion in opposition to culprits.

In opposition to the background of well-liked Tamil non secular hymn ”Kanda Sashti Kavacham” getting allegedly denigrated by a bunch “Karuppar Kootam,” Palaniswami stated hurting folks within the guise of freedom of expression by means of low cost criticism went in opposition to the very human civilisation.

Tamil folks would by no means settle for such techniques to fetch votes by infringing the unity and integrity of India, he stated.

The Chief Minister, nevertheless, didn’t straight title any group or confer with the controversy following the alleged objectionable submit by Karuppar Kootam.

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