Celebration urges Chief Secy. to take up challenge with authorities
The DMK on Thursday sought the intervention of the Chief Secretary to take steps to revive the names of leaders like Dravidar Kazhagam founder Periyar E.V. Ramasamy to roads in Chennai, whose names “have been modified not too long ago”.
In a memorandum to Chief Secretary Rajiv Ranjan, DMK organisation secretary R. Bharathi, occasion MP P. Wilson and senior advocate N.R. Elango urged him to take up the problem with the suitable authorities, together with the Centre.
They complained that whereas the title of the Poonamallee Excessive Street, named after Periyar, had been modified to Grand Western Trunk Street, roads bearing the names of former Chief Ministers C.N. Annadurai and Okay. Kamaraj had additionally been modified.
“It’s fairly obvious that the modifications have been completed to please the ideologies of the AIADMK’s masters from the north, whose dislike for the Dravidian motion and its icon Thanthai Periyar is well-known,” the occasion stated within the memorandum.
‘Intention to Sanskritise’
It additionally alleged that the purpose of the BJP was to “Sankritise” and “saffronise” every little thing.
“The motion of fixing names of roads and the sheer disrespect to Tamil icons slicing throughout events have induced unrest within the State and this will even result in agitations,” the DMK warned.