Remark and reaction


The Mannargudi pontiff’s reaction to actor-politician Kamal Haasan’s remark about Nathuram Godse is unfortunate (Tamil Nadu, “Kamal won’t have freedom of movement, says Jeeyar”, May 16). A religious leader of stature should be restrained. One should not give too much publicity to what Mr. Haasan has said. We must remember the words of E.M. Forster: “In public affairs… something much less dramatic and emotional is needed, namely tolerance”.

C. Rajasekaran,

Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu

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