In a shocking screen of intolerance towards Hindu groups, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) workers gheraoed and forcefully tried to reduce Indu Makkal Katchi head Arjun Sampath from spending respects to Babasaheb Ambedkar at a memorial in Chennai, studies Communemag.
According to the reviews, Indu Makkal Katchi main Arjun Sampath experienced visited Babasaheb Ambedkar’s statue at the memorial positioned in Raja Annamalai Puram in Chennai to pay his respects on the death anniversary of Bharat Ratna BR Ambedkar. In the course of his go to, VCK and DMK cadres, both get-togethers allies of Congress in Tamil Nadu, confronted him and prevented him from coming into the premises.
Shockingly, the get together personnel locked the gates and held shouting slogans at Arjun Sampath. Earning anti-Hindu statements, the cadres existing at the spot said that they would uproot Sanatana Dharmam and ‘eradicate’ saffron even though aggressively charging at the IMK associates who had occur to shell out respects to Babasaheb Ambedkar.
Two associates belonging to Muslim local community belonging to VCK’s flag also tried out to snatch Arjun Sampath’s saffron shawl worn about his neck.
VCK-DMK cadre objects to chanting ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ slogans
A number of customers belonging to considerably-still left ‘Periyarist’ corporations and Communists reportedly surrounded the IMK chief and allegedly experimented with to assault IMK main. A single of the customers also reportedly objected to chanting ‘Bharath Mata ki Jai’ within the memorial.
Nonetheless, Arjun Sampath and other IMK leaders managed to enter the memorial to spend respects to the countrywide chief with the assistance of law enforcement.
Arjun Sampath said, “These so called flagbearers of social justice are training a form of untouchability by blocking me from spending respects to Babasaheb. They really should be ashamed of them selves to use Babasaheb’s name. He is not a leader of the VCK or the DMK. He is a leader for all Indians”.
Sampath also warned them expressing that this sort of undemocratic and ruthless conduct of VCK and DMK goons will not reduce them from shelling out respects and that they would be browsing 5 destinations where by Ambedkar’s statue has been retained to shell out respects.
“IMK follows the principle of Babasaheb while these VCK goons observe the ideas of EVR [known as ‘Periyar’ by his followers]”, the IMK leader claimed.
He explained that the VCK head really should check and control his cadres who are bringing disrepute to Babasaheb’s name. He also urged the Tamil Nadu authorities to just take motion in opposition to these kinds of miscreants additional that the IMK is often ready to interact with the VCK on message boards of dialogue and not in violence.
VCK’s history of intimidation and violence
The considerably-remaining political bash Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and its cadre, specifically its chief Thol Thirumavalavan are particularly abusive to Hindus, in specific to upper caste communities. They have time-and-again abused and attacked Hindu organisations.
In October, an business-bearer of the Hindu organisation in Tamil Nadu – Indu Makkal Katchi (IMK) was attacked by associates belonging Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) at Vedachandur in Dindigul district. The VCK users stabbed an IMK member determined as Manikandan Prabhu, who labored as the in-demand of Vedanthur Assembly constituency for IMK.
VCK main Thol Thirumavalavan dislike speech towards Hindus
Before this 7 days, Thol Thirumavalavan, the Member of Parliament from Chidambaram constituency of Tamil Nadu, sparked a significant controversy by making despise speech against Hindus by expressing that Hindu spiritual scriptures treated females as ‘sex workers’.
Thol Thirumavalavan, the founder of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK), who received 2019 Lok Sabha elections beneath a UPA-DMK alliance ticket from Chidambaram constituency, a short while ago spoke in an on the internet seminar organised by a Periyarist group. In his speech, the controversial anti-Hindu ‘activist’-cum-politician stated that all Hindu girls are ‘prostitutes’ according to Sanatana dharma.
The Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) main Thol Thirumavalavan spoke about Periyar and hailed him for ‘helping’ crack the Brahmanical ideologies that ended up taught by Hindu scriptures.
Thol Thirumavalavan has a history of indulging in such anti-Hindu rants. Past year in November, Thol Thirumavalavan had made offensive statements towards Hindu temples triggering a enormous uproar across social media