Outrageous statement by MP Thol Thirumavalavan from Tamil Nadu
Chennai – Thol Thirumavalavan, MP and head of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) party which is considered to be a Dalit party in Chennai referred to Hindu Scripture Manusmruti in an online seminar organised by pro-Periyar people and made an outrageous statement that ‘In Hindu Dharma, the place of women is kept below that of men’. The discussion was aired on YouTube channel called Periyar TV. Since the video went viral on social media, Thirumavalavan has been widely criticised.
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