Tamil Nadu minister Anitha R Radhakrishnan booked for alleged derogatory remark on PM Modi

BJP state vice president Karu Nagarajan sought stringent action on Radhakrishnan for using "vile language" against the prime minister.


Published Mar 25, 2024 | 6:46 PMUpdatedMar 25, 2024 | 6:47 PM

Anitha R Radhakrishnan

A case has been registered against Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister Anitha R Radhakrishnan for his alleged derogatory remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the police said on Monday, 25 March.

The alleged remarks were made at a recent meeting of the DMK party workers,

A case under Section 294 B of the IPC (uttering obscene words in public) has been registered against Radhakrishnan by the Meignanapuram police following a complaint by the BJP Thoothukudi south district president R Sidhrangathan, a senior police official said.

According to Sidhrangathan, the Fisheries Minister made the remarks against the prime minister at the DMK party workers meeting held at Thandapathu in Tuticorin district on 22 March.

“Immediately, I preferred a complaint with the district election officer and collector G Lakshmipathy demanding appropriate action against the state Minister and the police registered an FIR on Sunday,” he said.

Radhakrishnan’s uttering was “disgusting and despicable and he criticised the Prime Minister for lauding late Chief Minister Kamaraj,” Sidhrangathan said.

Meanwhile, in a complaint to the Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo, BJP state vice-president Karu Nagarajan sought stringent action on Radhakrishnan for using “vile language” against the prime minister.

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