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Kamal Haasan asks party cadre to maintain decorum, not to be drawn into violence

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Amid incidents such as hurling of stones and footwear during his bypoll campaign, (MNM) founder Thursday asked his fans to be maintain decorum and "not to be drawn into the violence".

Haasan had stoked a controversy on Sunday by saying "free India's first extremist was a Hindu", referring to who killed

"Dear family and fans, this is an acid test for our decorum and demeanour. Do not listen to their noises and be drawn into their violence," he said in a tweet.

"They are extremists who are slighted by the Truth. Naalai Namadhey! (Tomorrow belongs to us), " he added.

While footwear was thrown during the actor's bypoll campaign at Thirupparankundram in on Wednesday, stones and eggs were hurled during a public meeting on Thursday at Aravakurichi in district by unidentified persons.

workers had allegedly beaten up the persons suspected to have thrown stones and eggs.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 00:20 IST