Tirunelveli (TN), Sept. 26 (PTI): A local court today admitted a petition seeking action against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi for his reported critical remarks against Lord Ram.
BJP District General Secretary Kuttralanathan filed the petition before the Judicial Magistrate-III, seeking action against the DMK chief for having hurt the sentiments of crores of Hindus across the world.
He said Karunanidhi, while addressing a public meeting in Erode on September 15, had made derogatory remarks against Lord Ram.
The petitioner prayed action against Karunanidhi under Section 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot), Section 153 A (promoting enmity between different groups on the ground of religion), Section 504 (breach of peace), Sections 295, 295 (A) and 298 of the IPC.
Admitting the petition, Magistrate Hema directed the petitioner to submit, within two weeks, the newspaper clippings related to Karunanidhi's speech at Erode.