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BJP files complaint against A. Raja for statements decrying Hindus

‘The DMK MP A. Raja’s remarks were defamatory, aimed at destroying the religious beliefs of Hindus,’ says State vice-president Karu. Nagarajan

September 14, 2022 12:32 am | Updated 11:10 am IST - CHENNAI

A. Raja

A. Raja

The BJP in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday filed a complaint against DMK MP A. Raja for making statements at an event reportedly decrying Hindus, thereby trying to instigate communal riots.

State vice-president Karu. Nagarajan filed the complaint at the DGP’s office. In it, he said Mr. Raja’s statements were defamatory, aimed at destroying the religious beliefs of Hindus who constitute 85% of the State’s population.

The Hindus had already been living in sadness and were heartbroken in the State. A person who became an MP by winning the votes of the Hindus was making such statements that went against democratic principles, Mr. Nagarajan said, demanding action against him.

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