Bihar migrant workers attack: Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai booked for inciting violence | DEETS
Attack on migrant workers of Bihar A day after Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party chief K Annamalai blamed the ruling DMK party for the uproar over alleged attacks on migrant workers in the state, the police charged him with inciting violence and encouraging inter-group enmity. A case has been registered under the charges. The Cyber Crime Division has registered a case against the BJP state unit chief under sections of inciting violence and promoting enmity between other groups.
According to officials, a case has also been registered against the Twitter account holder of BJP Bihar in connection with the incident. Annamalai yesterday issued a statement on the issue of migrant workers saying that they are safe in Tamil Nadu but under the leadership of Chief Minister Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliances are the cause of hatred against party leaders. He also opposed the spread of fake news about attacks on Bihar people in the state and said that Tamils do not support “separatism” and “vicious hatred” against North Indians.
“It is disheartening to see fake news spreading on social media about attacks on migrant laborers in Tamil Nadu. We, the Tamil people, believe in the concept of “one world” and do not support separatism and vile hatred against our North. Do. Indian friends,” Annamalai said in a series of tweets.
Taking a dig at the state government, he said, “DMK MPs’ derogatory comments on North Indians, DMK ministers calling them Panipuri walla, and their alliance partners demanding their exit, which We see today.
“He added that the people, the government and the police, do not support the views of the DMK and their allied partners.
Case registered against 4 others:
Apart from Annamalai, the Tamil Nadu police have also booked four persons, including BJP spokesperson Prashanth Umrao and two journalists. Prashant Umrao, editor of Dainik Bhaskar, Patna-based journalist, Mohammad Tanveer, owner of ‘Tanveer Post’ twitter handle and Shubum Shukla have been booked in different police stations on charges of spreading ‘false’ news about attacks on migrant workers in Tamil Nadu. A case was registered.
After several alleged videos of attacks on migrant workers went viral on social media, there was a state-wide panic among migrant workers working in Tamil Nadu. The panic spread after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed concern and took cognizance of it. Alleged videos of “attacks”.
The panic hit Tamil Nadu’s industries, which depend on migrant workers, badly, leaving many workers out of work. was “false” and “naughty”.
“Someone in Bihar posted a false and mischievous video that migrant laborers were attacked in Tamil Nadu. Two videos were posted. Both are false because these incidents happened earlier in Tirupur and Coimbatore. One of two groups of migrant workers. There was a clash between. from Bihar while another was from a clash between two local residents in Coimbatore,” said a top police official.
Don’t worry, TN people are friendly: Guv Ravi tells migrant workers
Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi today sought to allay any fears of migrant workers in Tamil Nadu that the people of Tamil Nadu were nice and friendly in the face of alleged rumors of some of them being attacked in the state. Raj Bhavan said in a tweet posted in Tamil, English and Hindi that employees need not panic.
RJ Bhavan on his official Twitter handle said, “The Governor appealed to the North Indian laborers in Tamil Nadu not to panic and feel insecure, as the people of Tamil Nadu are very good and friendly, and the state government is committed to providing them security.” is.” On Saturday, Chief Minister MK Stalin had assured his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar that all migrant workers in the state were safe and the police had registered a case against two journalists of a Hindi newspaper for spreading rumours.
Deposed AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam said that the state government is committed to ensure the safety of migrant workers and also keep in mind that youth belonging to Tamil Nadu get employment in companies based in the state.
(with inputs from agencies)
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