Petition Seeking Case Against Rajinikanth Over Periyar Remark Dismissed

Earlier this year, the Madras High Court dismissed a case filed against Rajinikanth over his comment on Periyar. The case was filed by Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam.

Petition Seeking Case Against Rajinikanth Over Periyar Remark Dismissed

Rajinikanth had refused to apologise for his remarks on Periyar (File)

New Delhi:

A Chennai court has dismissed the plea filed by Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam (DVK) seeking direction to police to register a case against actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth over his remarks on Periyar.

Earlier this year, the Madras High Court dismissed a case filed against Rajinikanth over his comment on Periyar. The case was filed by DVK.

On the 50th anniversary event of a Tamil magazine, Rajinikanth had reportedly said on January 14 that at a rally in 1971 led by late Periyar, idols of Lord Ram and Sita were taken out without any clothes on them and the deities also featured a garland of sandals.

Rajinikanth refused to apologise for his remarks on Periyar saying that the comments were based on reports that have already appeared in the media

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