Case against Tamil lyricist over re­marks on Hindu God­dess

The Hitavada - - NATION -

A CASE was on Satur­day reg­is­tered against pop­u­lar Tamil film lyricist Vaira­muthu for his al­leged re­marks against a Hindu God­dess re­cently.

A row had erupted af­ter the na­tional award-win­ning lyricist had re­port­edly made the com­ments against An­dal, a Hindu God­dess, at a func­tion in Ra­japalayam.

Po­lice said a case was reg­is­tered against Vaira­muthu based on a com­plaint from a Hindu Mun­nani func­tionary, adding, in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on. The com­plainant Suri stated that devo­tees of God­dess An­dal were hurt by the poet’s re­marks, po­lice said.

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