Asked why Narendra Modi didn’t visit the Cyclone Gaja-affected places in Tamil Nadu, she said the prime minister had sent a representative instead.
In a stinging rebuke, the Prime Minister went on to say that leaders should think a hundred times before making such statements in the future.
The Makkal Needhi Maiam chief also said that he was not afraid of being arrested but warned any such action would escalate tensions.
Haasan had stoked a controversy on Sunday by saying "free India's first extremist was a Hindu", referring to Nathuram Godse who killed Mahatma Gandhi.
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The BJP should be ashamed for endorsing a candidate who praised Bapu's assassin, the PDP president said.
Police in Aravakurichi in Karur district have registered a case against the actor based on a complaint filed by a right-wing activist.
She also added that people calling him a terrorist should instead look within, such people will be given a befitting reply in these elections.
The actor was addressing an election meeting in the Tirupparankundram Assembly constituency.
Filing the petition before the Madras High Court, Kamal said his speech was about Nathuram Godse only and not about Hindus as a whole.
The remarks drew condemnation from BJP and the AIADMK, although Haasan found support in Congress and Dravidar Kazhagam.
Owaisi was referring to Haasan's statement on Monday where he called Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, as the first Hindu terrorist in independent India.
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Like the Congress and Communists, who show Hindus in a bad light over every subject for their appeasement politics, Haasan is also following the path, Nirmala Sitharaman alleged.
The complaint has been filed by BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay, saying the statement was intended to outrage religious feelings of millions of Hindus.
Thackeray said since terrorism has no religion, why should those arrested be labelled either as 'Hindu terrorists or Urban Naxals'.