An FIR has been registered towards DMK chief and Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin over his ‘Sanatan Dharma’ comment.
Mumbai’s Mira Highway police have registered the case underneath sections 153 A and 295 A of IPC.
A BJP delegation in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday handed over a memorandum to the state police demanding registration of an FIR towards Udhayanidhi Stalin for his remarks towards ‘Sanatana Dharma’.
Talking at a convention earlier in Chennai, Udhayanidhi, the minister for Sports activities and Youth Affairs within the Tamil Nadu authorities, railed towards Sanatan Dharma, equating it with “dengue, malaria, fever, and corona”.
He added that Sanatan Dharma should not be merely opposed however eradicated.
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chairing a gathering of the Council of Ministers, weighed in on the furore round Udhayanidhi’s remarks, and, in line with sources, requested his ministers to aggressively counter the assault on Sanatan Dharma.
He suggested his ministers to counter the Opposition’s narrative on the Sanatan Dharma with details.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin stated that it was unfair for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “make feedback with out realizing what Udhayanidhi spoke” on the ‘Sanatana Dharma’
The storm created by “Sanatana Dharma” created a political slugfest within the nation. The political rival NDA and INDIA alliance are taking a potshot at one another after the DMK chief equated ‘Sanatana Dharma’ with “mosquitoes, dengue, malaria, fever and corona”.
The Congress, Trinamool Congress, Shiv Sena (UBT) and Aam Aadmi Occasion, that are a part of the Opposition INDIA bloc, distanced themselves from the DMK chief.
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