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23 May 2018, Edition - 1044, Wednesday

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Coimbatore

Sumptuous feast to protest against fast by Mutt head Jeeyar in Coimbatore

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : Protesting against the fast being observed by Jeeyar of Srivillipudur seeking unconditional apology from Tamil lyricist Vairamuthu for his alleged derogatory remarks against Andal, over 20 activists of Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhakam (TPDK) today had a sumptuous continuous feast here.

Raising slogans against Jeeyar, the activists, including a few women, had different types of foods continuously, symbolising ‘feast for fast’ TPDK general secretary K Ramakrishan, who led the feast, alleged that Jeeyar was attempting to drive a wedge among Tamils and enacting drama to propagate the ideology of Hindutva forces.Jeeyar withdrew his fast in the afternoon.

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