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Coimbatore

Periyar followers dare BJP leader to touch leader’s statue

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore :Thanthai Periyar Dravida Kazhagam (TPDK) general secretary K Ramakrishnan today dared BJP national secretary H Raja to touch the statues of ‘Periyar’ in Tamil Nadu.

Reacting to Raja’s reported tweet with regard to razing of Periyar statues, following removal of Lenin’s statue in Tirupura, Ramakrishnan told reporters that TPDK would organise largescale protests and demonstrations to condemn the BJP leader’s remarks and seek his apology .

He said Raja was unnecessarily taking up an issue to create communal hatred in the State, Ramakrishnan urged the State Government to bring Raja to book by registering a criminal case.

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