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Case against Vairamuthu over alleged remarks on Hindu Goddess

Press Trust of India  |  Rajapalayam/Coimbatore 

A case was today registered against popular Tamil film for his alleged remarks against a Hindu Goddess recently.

A row had erupted after the national award-winning had reportedly made the comments against Andal, a Hindu Goddess, at a function in Rajapalayam.

Police said a case was registered against based on a complaint from a Hindu Munnani functionary, adding, investigation is on.

The complainant stated that devotees of Goddess Andal were hurt by the poet's remarks, police said.

Meanwhile at Coimbatore, a group, led by Sadagopa Ramanuja Jeeyar of Manavala Maamuni Mutt, staged a demonstration near a temple demanding that tender an apology.

They threatened to go on an indefinite fast if he did not do so by January 16.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 19:40 IST