Coimbatore: BJP District President Uttamaramaswamy was arrested on Wednesday in Coimbatore for allegedly making derogatory speech and utilizing abusive language in opposition to A Raja and the Dravidian occasion employees, over the DMK MP’s latest controversial remarks in opposition to Hindus. At a gathering organised by Hindu Munnani, Uttamaramasamy, allegedly used abusive language and made some remarks in opposition to Raja, moreover making derogatory feedback in opposition to social reformer, ‘Periyar’ E V Ramasamy, police mentioned. Based mostly on the complaints by Periyar activists, police went picked up Uttamaramasamy early on Wednesday and took him to Peelamedu station for an enquiry on the difficulty.
This resulted in tense moments within the space, as numerous BJP employees arrived on the spot and squatted on the Avanashi highway looking for his rapid launch. In addition they demanded the arrest of Raja.
After enquiry, Utthamaramasamy was arrested. An area court docket remanded him in 15 days of judicial custody. The BJP employees burnt an effigy of Raja. Police mentioned circumstances had been registered in opposition to the BJP man underneath varied IPC sections together with 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to trigger riot).
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BJP Tamil Nadu unit president, Okay Annamalai, the occasion’s Mahila Morcha president and MLA, Vanathi Srinivasan and occasion Agricultural Wing president G Okay Nagaraj condemned the arrest and blamed DMK for not taking motion in opposition to its MP Raja for his alleged derogatory remarks in opposition to Hindus.
In a sequence of tweets, Annamalai questioned why there was no police motion for Raja’s alleged anti-Hindu remarks whereas the BJP chief who questioned him had been arrested. The occasion is not going to be cowed down by such actions of the ruling DMK, he mentioned.
DMK MP A. Raja in a latest speech had come down closely in opposition to the Hindus. He mentioned that one who’s born as a Shudra will all the time stay so. Raja within the speech had mentioned, “You’re a Shudra until you stay a Hindu. You’re the son of a prostitute until you stay a Shudra. You’re a Panchaman (Dalit) until you stay a Hindu. You’re an untouchable until you stay a Hindu.