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Minister asks Kamal to prove charges of corruption in govt

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

Dismissing actor Kamal Haasan's allegations of corruption in the state government, minister S P Velumani today asked him to come out with evidence to prove his statement.

"Is there any evidence (for the actor) to prove that corruption prevails in various departments. If so, let him prove it," the Municipal Administration minister told reporters here.

The minister also asked Haasan whether he was ready to furnish details of he had paid for his films.

The actor had reportedly said that there was corruption in various departments in the state.

Velumani said the actor had never raised such allegations earlier. "It is of late that Haasan started talking about many things without any evidence.... He should collect details before talking about any topic."

Reacting to the allegation, (Amma) leader and Deputy Speaker in the M Thambidurai said there was nothing stopping Tamil superstar from approach the judiciary if he had any evidence.

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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 16:13 IST