‘Derogatory’ remarks about Lord Muruga: Video channel anchor surrenders earlier than TN police

Puducherry/Chennai July 16

An anchor of a video channel on social media, which allegedly denigrated Tamil hymn “Kanda Sashti Kavacham,” sung in reward of Lord Muruga, surrendered earlier than the Tamil Nadu police in Puducherry on Thursday, police sources mentioned.

A high official in Chennai Police additionally confirmed the event, and responded within the affirmative when requested if Surendran Natarajan of “Karuppar Koottam”, the YouTube channel, has been “arrested.”

The official didn’t reveal additional particulars.

Police sources in Puducherry mentioned the person surrendered earlier than Tamil Nadu police at Kottamedu junction in Ariyankuppam block on the outskirts of the union territory.

He is the second individual to return underneath the Chennai police internet, after the arrest of a 49-year-old man linked to the channel within the metropolis on Wednesday.

The BJP and plenty of Hindu outfits in Tamil Nadu are up in arms demanding stringent motion towards these concerned within the matter.

Meanwhile, on Thursday, members of the Tamil Nadu BJP, led by the state unit President L Murugan, staged protest exterior their residences carrying portraits of Lord Muruga, in search of sturdy motion towards these concerned.

In Coimbatore, over 300 distributors and merchants on the foothills of the well-known hill shrine Maruthamalai, devoted to Lord Muruga, staged an illustration in the present day in search of rapid arrest of the individual behind the alleged derogatory remarks towards Kanda Sashti Kavacham.

Closing their retailers in protest, the distributors mentioned the remarks damage the feelings of Hindus. They needed the federal government to arrest and detain one other individual allegedly linked to “Karuppar Koottam.”

Earlier, a significant row had erupted after the channel made ‘denigrating’ remarks about “Kandha Sashti Kavacham”, a Tamil hymn sung in reward of Lord Muruga, son of Lord Shiva, with a few of the movies going viral.

The BJP had  filed a police criticism towards the YouTube channel “Karuppar Koottam”, in search of motion towards it for allegedly posting derogatory remarks concerning the Hindu deity.

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Chennai Police, which has registered a case, had arrested M Senthilvasan from Velachery within the metropolis on Wednesday.

Earlier, the BJP and varied Hindu organisations had filed a criticism towards the channel with the Coimbatore Collector additionally, saying it had made ‘denigrating’ remarks concerning the Tamil hymn composed by Devaraya Swamigal and sought motion. PTI

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