Chennai, May 4
A video clip of two DMK men eradicating and throwing away two flex boards embossed with the title and picture of ‘Amma’ from a state-run canteen right here went viral on Tuesday they usually have been expelled from the get together.
The get together filed a police grievance against them and the duo was arrested, DMK chief and former Mayor of Chennai, Ma Subramanian advised reporters.
The boards have been positioned once more in the identical spots in the canteen and the 2 men have been booked underneath numerous sections of the IPC, he stated.
‘Amma’ is a well-liked moniker of late Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa and low value ‘Amma Canteens’ are run by civic our bodies in Tamil Nadu and right here by the Chennai Corporation.
The flex kind boards had Tamil phrases saying ‘Amma Canteen,’ in addition to info on meals that was being served in the eatery.
Subramanian stated get together chief M Ok Stalin ordered the expulsion of the 2 men from the get together, submitting a police grievance against them and placing the boards again in the identical place.
“They don’t hold any posts in the party. They were ordinary members and have been expelled. Party mouthpiece Murasoli will carry the news on their expulsion in tomorrow’s edition,” Subaramanian stated.
The video, apparently shot on a cell phone by unknown folks additionally confirmed girls, who seemed to be staff quietly standing and witnessing the vandalism.
The clip that went viral on social media was additionally posted by the AIADMK on its Twitter deal with.
The AIADMK additionally shared images that confirmed a framed picture of Jayalalithaa mendacity on the ground, greens and a few utensils strewn across the canteen kitchen.
In one other picture, two policemen have been seen assessing the scene of vandalism whereas staff appeared on.
A video clip of a board being positioned once more from the place it was eliminated in the canteen can also be being extensively shared by the DMK men. PTI