DMK Attempting To Divert Consideration From Misdeeds: BJP On “Sanatana” Comment

“The DMK is completely stressed,” stated vice-president of the BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit. (File)

New Delhi:

DMK leaders are talking in opposition to Sanatan Dharma with the Congress’ “endorsement” to divert consideration from the “misdeeds” of the MK Stalin-led authorities in Tamil Nadu and disrupt peace and concord within the nation, the BJP alleged on Wednesday.

Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy, the BJP’s co-in-charge for Tamil Nadu, alleged that the DMK and the Congress are attempting to construct a “narrative” in opposition to the BJP in view of the celebration’s “rising” reputation in Tamil Nadu and recognition of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi authorities’s work.

Narayana Tirupathi, the vice-president of the BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit, stated, “Considered one of their ministers with out portfolio is in jail and this has come as an enormous setback to the DMK. The DMK is completely stressed. That is why they need to divert public consideration in Tamil Nadu from their misdeeds. That is why they’re speaking about Sanatan Dharma, hoping to get minority votes.” “The DMK and the Congress are communal events which are making an attempt to disrupt peace and (communal) concord in Tamil Nadu and within the nation,” he additional alleged at a press convention on the celebration headquarters right here, including, “The BJP is for all religions. We aren’t communal. They’re communal.” DMK chief Udhayanidhi Stalin lately brought on a storm after he claimed Sanatan Dharma is in opposition to social justice and that it must be eradicated.

Likening Sanatan Dharma to coronavirus, malaria and fever brought on by dengue virus and mosquitoes, Udhayanidhi Stalin — the son of Chief Minister Stalin — stated such issues shouldn’t be opposed however destroyed.

A Raja — one other DMK chief — likened Sanatan Dharma to illnesses similar to leprosy.

A former minister through the UPA regime, Raja additionally stated Udhayanidhi Stalin’s comment was comfortable.

The BJP’s contemporary assault comes on a day when the coordination committee of the opposition INDIA bloc are set to carry negotiations on the seat-sharing system and evolving a broad outlay of marketing campaign technique forward of the Lok Sabha elections.

The assembly of the 14-member panel will happen on the residence of NCP chief Sharad Pawar right here. 

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