Stalin said he had only read reports in newspapers about the apex court issuing notices.


Chennai: Dravida Munotra Kazhagam (DMK) leader and Tamil Nadu Youth Welfare Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin on Saturday said he believes in the judiciary in response to a notice issued by the Supreme Court over the Sanatan Dharma controversy. The minister told reporters here that he had only read the reports of the apex court issuing notice in newspapers and was yet to receive it. Regarding the notice, he said an appropriate reply will be filed in the apex court. "We believe in the judiciary. On September 22, a bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose and Bela M Trivedi had issued notice on a petition filed by Chennai-based lawyer B Jagannath.

At the same time, Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan has also jumped into this controversy, he has supported Udhayanidhi Stalin. Kamal Haasan on Friday said Udhayanidhi Stalin was being harassed for his remarks on Sanatan Dharma. Addressing a party meeting in Coimbatore, Haasan, without naming Udhayanidhi, the BJP or any other organisation, said today a "small child" was being targeted because he spoke about Sanatan Dharma.

A few days ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of petrochemicals complex at Bina refinery and 10 industrial projects in Madhya Pradesh. At the same time, PM Modi addressed the rally and targeted the opposition alliance India. PM Modi said that by erasing Sanatan, he wants to push the country back into slavery. Their leader is not decided, there is confusion over the leadership. But in their Mumbai meeting, they have made a policy and strategy of how this arrogant alliance will work. They have also set a hidden agenda.

Attacking the opposition alliance, PM Modi said, "These arrogant alliances have come up with a resolve to end Sanatan rites and traditions. Sanatan, which Gandhiji considered to be life-long, inspired him to launch a movement against untouchability. These arrogant alliance people want to end that eternal tradition."