At a public meeting held by the Ambedkar Seva Samiti in Bangalore, Karnataka, BJP Union Minister for Social Justice Narayanasamy, Congress MLA Sivanna and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leader Tol. Thirumavalavan participated.
Speaking at the meeting, Thirumavalavan said, “Ambedkar was the father of the nation who drafted the Constitution of India. Ambedkar has always been the hero of India. At that time, his villain was Gandhi. Today the villain is Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ”he said. There was strong opposition to this.
An administrator of the Dalit organization took the stage, Dol. He strongly condemned Thirumavalavan. The video caused a stir on social media. In the state of Karnataka, in the run-up to the Assembly elections in January next year, Coalition party leader and Member of Parliament Dol. Thirumavalavan has spoken of Mahatma Gandhi as a villain, much to the consternation of Karnataka Congress executives.
It is said that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi brought the matter to the attention of Karnataka State Congress leader Sivakumar. Moreover, the spread of the video of Thirumavalavan’s speech by the BJP across Karnataka has created a moral dilemma for the Congress party.
Meanwhile, from the secular Progressive Alliance led by the DMK, it has been reported that Vizika leader Tilak Thirumavalavan’s remarks have angered not only the Congress party but also the DMK leader and MK Stalin. It is also said that the Congress brought the matter to the attention of Chief Minister MK Stalin. According to Thirumavalavan, there is a rumor that there is a rift in the alliance.