The "statue war" was triggered by the razing of Communist icon Vladimir Lenin'sstatue in Tripura on Monday, which was followed by similar acts of vandalism in Tamil Nadu and West Bengal. The crime was seen as another wrong manner in choosing to celebrate, and the criminals were reported and arrested by the police. Two men have already been arrested, and according to the reports, one was from BJP party while the other was from CPI. Some of the outfits even garlanded the statue of Periyar in central bus stand.
Upper-caste Brahmins were assaulted on Wednesday in Chennai after the desecration of a statue of Dravidian icon EV Ramasamy, popular as Periyar, in Vellore in response to a senior BJP leader's inflammatory Facebook post, Tamil Nadu police said.
Dalit activist John Dayal condemned the incident said, "From statues to human beings, we are just a step away". In a new message on his Facebook page on Wednesday, Raja blamed his associates for uploading the post denigrating Periyar without his knowledge. Through the Facebook post, Raja said that Periyarstatues in his state could be the next justifying the Tripura incidents.
Although he initially took his own sweet time to make his party and government stance clear. So the root of anger of H Raja, who expressed his urge to bring down the statue of Periyar is very clear.
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Actor-politician Kamal Haasan described the statue controversy as a ploy to divert people's attention from real issues such as setting up the Cauvery Management Board for sharing the river's water with Karnataka.
The Home Ministry Affairs also stated that persons responsible for such acts must be sternly dealt with and booked under relevant provisions of law.
Recording the submission, the bench suo motu impleaded the Tamil Nadu government and passed the direction. "We strongly condemn vandalisation of statute of Thanthai Periyar by BJP members", read the placards held by AIADMK members. BJP did not react to his post while Tamil Nadu state unit president Tamilisai Soundararajan said these were not the party's views. Both the accused were reportedly in an inebriated condition. "As does his party MLA and a general secretary". Ignorance of the Law is dangerous!"He also tweeted saying: "I am advised that pulling down statues (Lenin's or anyone else's) unless done by lawfully empowered authorities, qualify as "Mischief" under Indian Penal Code".
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