Chennai City police has filed FIR against Karuppar koottam youtube channel, under sections 153, 153(A)(1)(a), 295(p),505(1)(b) and 502 (2) today for posting derogatory remarks about Hindu religion and instigating communtal thoughts among people.
BJP and various Hindu organisations here on Monday sought immediate action against a video channel in the social media for allegedly posting derogatory remarks about Lord Muruga. In a memorandum to District Collector K Rajamani, representatives of the party”s district unit and the outfits alleged a man in his YouTube channel “Karuppar Koottam” made denigrating remarks about “Kandha Sashti Kavasam”, sung in praise of Lord Muruga. It is said that in a YouTube video, he has used the phrase “Karuppar Koottam” to criticise the lyrics of the devotional song “Kanda Sashti Kavasam” dedicated to the Hindu God Murugan.
The members of the Hindu outfits said pro-Dravidian speakers continue to slander their faith in God and Hindus would not keep tolerating this if it is not stopped immediately. They said Hindus can no longer tolerate such ”slanders” against their God and religion. Members of the BJP, led by Coimbatore Urban district secretary C R Nandakumar, and leaders of Hindu Munnetra Kazhagam and Vivekananda Peravai demanded stringent action, including arrest, against YouTuber for his “denigrating remarks”, which they said could foment communal trouble.
In a separate memorandum to the City Police Commissioner, the Rashtriya Sanatana Seva Sangham sought a ban on the channel for allegedly making disparaging remarks about the Hindu God and the religion. Hindu Makkal Katchi also submitted a petition to the Police Commissioner in Tirupur on similar lines, seeking the immediate arrest of the man.