Kanal Kannan, a Hindu Munnani functionary, was arrested on Monday for his latest comment in opposition to rationalist chief Periyar EV Ramasamy, following a criticism from a Dravidian outfit, police stated.
Hindu Munnani, a frontal organisation of the RSS in Tamil Nadu has referred to as his arrest homicide of democracy on Independence Day. On its Twitter deal with, the outfit has introduced a protest demonstration in opposition to Kanal Kannan’s arrest on August 16.
Kanal Kannan, secretary of Munnani’s artwork and tradition wing was arrested from neighbouring Puducherry and delivered to Chennai. He was produced earlier than a Justice of the Peace who despatched him to judicial custody until August 26, a police officer stated. A stunt choreographer, Kanal Kannan, is a well-liked persona on this planet of Tamil cinema.
A case beneath sections together with these associated to selling enmity and hatred between sections of individuals was filed in opposition to him, the police officer stated.
At a public assembly held by the Hindu Munnani just lately, Kanal Kannal allegedly made objectionable remarks.
Pointing to a statue in entrance of the Srirangam Lord Ranganatha Swamy temple, he had stated that the day of ‘demolition of that statue which stated that there isn’t a God’, can be the day of Hindu awakening.
The statue in reference is that of Periyar Ramasamy. Clipping of his remarks about him went viral on social media and a functionary of Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam filed a criticism urging motion in opposition to Kannan.
Cybercrime police registered a case and following inquiries he was arrested. Kanal Kannan’s plea looking for anticipatory bail was dismissed by a court docket in Chennai.
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