The BJP on Saturday condemned the arrest of its functionaries through police for protesting in opposition to the elimination of the celebration flag at Panaiyur at the East Coast Highway in Chennai.
The arrest of probably the most BJP cadres at the town outskirts was once “purely politically motivated, uncalled for and unwarranted,” BJP nationwide co-incharge of Tamil Nadu Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy mentioned, and accused the ruling DMK of pursuing vendetta politics.
The police arrested the celebration’s sports activities and talent building mobile climate president Amar Prasad Reddy, but even so celebration functionaries Surendra Kumar, Balakumar, Kanniappan, Vinod Kumar, and Senthil Kumar, for protesting in opposition to the elimination of the celebration flagpole and destructive population quality.
Following a grievance, the civic government and police got rid of the celebration flagpole, which was once allegedly erected on land belonging to the highways section, within the early hours of nowadays.
A massive collection of BJP employees who had collected similar to Annamalai’s space tried to block the police from disposing of the flagpole and the celebration’s IT wing climate secretary Vivin Bhaskaran was once seriously injured all over the protest, the celebration mentioned.
Police mentioned they needed to detain a massive collection of celebration employees and then allow them to off. About six individuals have been arrested for inflicting injury to population quality, they added.
“The removal of the flagpole placed near the residence of Tamil Nadu state president K Annamalai in Chennai outskirts and the arrest of BJP karyakartas is strongly condemned… Curbing democratic rights is an unconstitutional act,” Reddy mentioned in a observation right here.
The senior chief claimed that the expansion of the BJP within the climate, particularly Annamalai’s ‘En Mann, En Makkal’ padayatra has shaken the DMK. The community of Tamil Nadu will give a befitting respond to this “undemocratic act” of the DMK executive at a suitable pace, he mentioned.
The BJP is probably not cowed unwell through such ultimatum and it is going to proceed to struggle for justice and in addition disclose the “misrule of the DMK government”, Reddy mentioned.
In the meantime, Annamalai introduced that his celebration would strengthen 10,000 flagpoles around the climate and that the overall one can be erected at Panaiyur the place it was once “forcibly removed by the police.”
“The draconian & fascist DMK Government should understand that it is no match to the resilience & perseverance of a BJP karyakartha. Our party flag is a symbol of integrity & sacrifice, and every BJP karyakartha will hold it high with a sense of pride. By taking one down in Panaiyur, you’ve let 10,000 more to emerge!” he mentioned in a put up on social media platform X.
Founding from November 1, the climate unit will set up 100 flagpoles each hour for 100 days throughout Tamil Nadu. “The 10,000th flag will be hoisted in Panaiyur by Thiru @vivinbhaskaran, who was hurt by the state police’s aggression while protesting against the removal of the BJP Flag pole. DMK’s days are getting numbered by their cowardly actions,” the previous IPS reliable mentioned.
BJP chief C T Ravi condemned the arrest and mentioned the repeated arrests of celebration individuals through the “fascist DMK government is evidence that the BJP is growing rapidly in the land of saint Thiruvalluvar.”