‘Cops are anti-Hindu’: BJP’s H Raja booked by Tamil Nadu Police after argument over Ganesh idol procession in Pudukottai

September 16, 2018

BJP national secretary H Raja was booked by the Tamil Nadu Police after he reportedly picked a quarrel over an immersion procession of the idols of Lord Ganesh in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukottai district. Raja purportedly called the policemen in Meiyyapuram village “anti-Hindu” and “highly corrupt” after they declined permission for taking out the idol procession through a particular route citing “a court order.”

Following the alleged incident, advocate R Sudha filed a complaint with the state Director General of Police. An FIR has been registered against Raja at Thirumayam police station in Pudukottai under legal provisions pertaining to promoting enmity between different groups, unlawful assembly, public nuisance,use of obscene words, preventing a public servant from discharging his duty and criminal intimidation.

As the video of Raja arguing with policemen went viral on the social media, the Opposition DMK on Sunday demanded action against him. Meanwhile, the AIADMK government deprecated the BJP leader’s remarks.

DMK organising secretary RS Barathi, in a tweet on Sunday demanded that the Tamil Nadu government take legal action against Raja for his remarks against the policemen and the judiciary. Senior minister D Jayakumar condemned the outburst against police and said the government was considering taking action and consulting legal experts.

He also expressed hope that the court would take action on its own against Raja for his remarks against the judiciary. Raja, meanwhile, addressing a meet ahead of a Ganesh Chaturthi procession in Tiruvarur district Sunday and said his remarks were “selectively edited” and being disseminated. He alleged that anyone who spoke in defence of Hindus were being targeted.

In March, a row erupted after Raja said that statues of rationalist leader EV Ramasamy “Periyar” could be the next to be pulled down after a Lenin statue was razed in Tripura. He, however, sought to blame his Facebook administrator and expressed regret over the comments.

Source : First Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Post

Notice : The source URLs cited in the news/article might be only valid on the date the news/article was published. Most of them may become invalid from a day to a few months later. When a URL fails to work, you may go to the top level of the sources website and search for the news/article.

Disclaimer : The news/article published are collected from various sources and responsibility of news/article lies solely on the source itself. Vedic Upasana Peeth or its website is not in anyway connected nor it is responsible for the news/article content presented here. ​Opinions expressed in this article are the authors personal opinions. Information, facts or opinions shared by the Author do not reflect the views of Vedic Upasana Peeth and Vedic Upasana Peeth is not responsible or liable for the same. The Author is responsible for accuracy, completeness, suitability and validity of any information in this article. ​
© 2021. Vedic Upasna. All rights reserved. Origin IT Solution