DR. K.VEERAMANI DEMANDS THAT THE B.J.P SHOULD APOLOGIZE
THEIR DEMAND IS UNACCEPTABLE : WHY SHOULD THE NOBEL LAUREATE DR. AMARTYA SEN RETURN HIS AWARD OF BHARAT RATNA?
Dr.K. Veeramani has strongly condemned the undemocratic, autocratic and puerile demand made by a B.J.P. spokesman M. Chandan Misra that Dr. Amartya Sen should surrender his Bharat Ratna Award as he expressed his opinion that Narendra Modi would not be the right choice for the post of the highest democratic office of India. In an interview for a magazine Dr. Sen commented that with a deep rooted hatred and bias towards the minority community citizens of this land and his open stand against the secular rights and principles guaranteed in the Indian Constitution, Modi is unfit to be Prime Minister of India.
‘Cho’ Ramasamy who is exploiting the political congenial situation in Tamil Nadu to perpetuate and promote the Hindu fanaticism here, proclaimed that there are only two manly Chief Ministers in India at present : they are Narendra Modi and Jayalalitha.
Even before the ink of the print of this report in the media got dried up, there has come the strongest stricture from the court of law and justice. The Irony is, such strong condemnation of the Hindu fanaticism goes totally unnoticed by the majority of the Tamil Nadu population, who should be the more appropriate people to register. Here are the excerpts from ‘The Hindu’ dated 20-01-2012.
[In the year 1916, South India Liberal Federation (SILF) was formed in the then Madras Province through the organised initiatives of Pitty Thegarayar, Dr.M.Natesan and Dr. T.M.Nair to protect the interests of the privilege denied non Brahmin community. Later it was popularly identified as Justice Party in the name of its official magazine ‘Justice’. As per the Montague-Chemsford Reforms came into force during the British rule, Justice Party contested the public election and formed the Ministry in the Madras Province in 1919. The rule of Justice Party brought many reform measures for equality and equity in the society by enacting historic legislations and through issuing progressive executive orders. In 1938, Justice Party’s leadership was entrusted to Periyar E.V.Ramasamy. In 1944, the name of the party was changed as Dravidar Kazhagams (D.K.) and its constitution was changed as social reform movement, Continue reading →