Tamil Nadu

Statue resembling Prabakaran in temple near Velankanni

A statue resembling LTTE leader V. Prabhakaran at Therkku Poigainallur near Velankanni.

A statue resembling LTTE leader V. Prabhakaran at Therkku Poigainallur near Velankanni.  

A statue resembling LTTE leader Velupillai Prabakaran installed in a private temple at Therkku Poigainallur village near Velankanni has caused a flutter in the locality.

The statue was installed on the campus of the Periyachi Amman Temple built in the village recently.

The life-sized statue resembling Prabakaran in camouflage uniform, with a horse in the background, was installed in the temple built by Manickam, said to be a DMK member. The temple was consecrated a few days back. Police sources said that no case has been registered so far in this connection.

Manickam could not be reached over phone.



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