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Kamal slammed for 'first terrorist was Hindu' remark

IANS  |  Chennai 

of Tamil Nadu (BJP) unit on Monday slammed actor-politician for saying that the first terrorist of independent was a Hindu.

Campaigning for his party Makkal Needhi Maiam's candidate for the May 19 Assembly by-election in Aravakuruchi in district on Sunday, Haasan has said: "The first terrorist of an independent was a Hindu -- Nathuram Godse."

It was Godse who shot dead on 30.1.1948 in

"I am here to question that killing," Haasan said.

Reacting to this, Soundararajan in a tweet said recalling Gandhi's assassination now and calling it Hindu terrorism was condemnable.

"Standing amidst minorities in TN by-election campaign, he is lighting a dangerous fire to gain votes by minority appeasement. Kamal didn't opine on recent bomb blast, why?" Soundararajan tweeted.

"He (Kamal) threatened to leave when his film ("Vishwaroopam") screening was prevented by religious groups! But now he calls himself true Indian! True political acting started now having lost the chances in screenplay," he said.



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 11:34 IST