‘Why no motion towards folks calling for violence towards Hindi audio system’, asks DMK’s ballot strategist Prashant Kishor2 min read
On Friday, March 10, DMK’s ballot strategist Prashant Kishor questioned why no motion has been taken towards the individuals who have been inciting hatred and violence towards Hindi-speaking folks in Tamil Nadu.
Sharing a video of a Naam Tamil Katchi chief Senthamizan Seeman who’s heard making provocative remarks towards Hindi-speaking folks, Prashant Kishor wrote, “All those that used faux movies to incite hate & violence should be handled as per the legislation. But this doesn’t absolve those that’re overtly calling for violence towards #Hindi talking folks in #TN. Why no motion towards the likes of @SeemanOfficial for his or her vitriolic utterances?
All those that used faux movies to incite hate & violence should be handled as per the legislation.
But this doesn’t absolve those that’re overtly calling for violence towards #Hindi talking folks in #TN
Why no motion towards likes of @SeemanOfficial for his or her vitriolic utterances? pic.twitter.com/vyu2EkjBQu
— Prashant Kishor (@PrashantKishor) March 10, 2023
In the video, Seeman could be heard talking Tamil to a crowd. In the video, it’s acknowledged by Seeman that “Hindi-speaking people will hastily pack their stuff and flee from this place. I don’t know how many I will beat. They will pack their belongings within a week.”
Earlier, on Sunday Prashant Kishor had launched a video stating that the assaults had been actual and shouldn’t be ignored by the Tamil Nadu authorities. He mentioned that Tamil Nadu police and the ruling leaders of Bihar have disapproved of the incident calling it faux, however the assaults have to be seemed into.
Tamil Nadu DGP Sylendra Babu denied the assault on Bihari employees and issued a press release on Thursday, March 2 claiming that Bihari migrant employees weren’t being attacked in Tamil Nadu. He mentioned he had reached out to his counterpart in Bihar, DGP RS Bhatti, and refuted the stories being shared within the media and social media.
“The DGP of Tamil Nadu has denied of any such attacks on the migrant workers. But the incidents are real. The DMK government in Tamil Nadu has also disapproved of these incidents. I will post the correct videos” Prashant Kishor mentioned whereas addressing a press convention on March 6.
On March 5, Kishor quoted a tweet by Tamil Nadu police who had shared a video of an assault from February 16. In the video, a person may very well be seen being crushed on a practice by some Tamil-speaking people.
यह वीडियो तमिलनाडु रेलवे पुलिस ने 16 फ़रवरी को शेयर किया है।
तमिलनाडु सरकार के DGP को GRP Chennai में रजिस्टर्ड इस FIR के standing के बारे में भी बताना चाहिए। https://t.co/vMzOZXCHQH
— Prashant Kishor (@PrashantKishor) March 5, 2023
Kishor quoted the tweet and mentioned, “This video has been shared by Tamil Nadu Railway Police on 16 February. The DGP of Tamil Nadu Government should also inform about the status of this FIR registered in GRP Chennai.”