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Dravidian outfit accuses Rajinikanth of lying on Periyar, files police complaint against him

DVK president alleged that the actor uttered a 'blatant lie that the images of Lord Ram and Sita were taken nude in a rally, held as part of superstition eradication conference held in 1971 at Selam.'

Published: 17th January 2020 03:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th January 2020 03:10 PM   |  A+A-

Actor Rajinikanth

Actor Rajinikanth (File|PTI)

By PTI

CHENNAI: Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam on Friday accused superstar Rajinikanth of "uttering a blatant lie" in connection with a 1971 rally held by social reformer Periyar, demanded his apology and also filed a police complaint, seeking action against him.

DVK president Kolathur Mani, in a statement, alleged that the actor uttered a "blatant lie that the images of Lord Ram and Sita were taken nude in a rally, held as part of superstition eradication conference held in 1971 at Salem."

The actor made the remarks at an event held by a magazine on January 14, the outfit said.

Mani demanded an unconditional apology from the actor and said his outfit has filed a police complaint against him.



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