Eminent statues of Russian Communist Evolutionary Leader – Vladimir Lenin and Periyar were destroyed by some offenders in West Bengal,Tripura and Tamil Nadu.Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has declared protests against BJP National Secretary H.Raja controversial remarks – Who is Lenin ? What is the relevance he holds in India, What is the link between Communists in India. Lenin’s statue was destroyed in Tripura, tomorrow Tamil Nadu Casteist Erode Venkata Ramaswamy commonly known as Periyar will be targeted. Two unknown offenders pulled down Vladimir Lenin statue in Tripura and Periyar statue in Municpal Coorporation office In Tamil Nadu Vellore.
The DMK and Communists Party Of India (Marxist) criticised Raja’s statement DMK working President MK Stalin uttered Raja should be severely punished and immediately arrested for his comments, a case should be booked mandatory upon him for hurting the public sentiments and emotions.DMK leader quoted that whoever dares try to lay a hand on ur Periyar’s statue their hands will be chopped who gave them rights to touch them?
CPI General Secretary Sitaram Yechury criticised BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for pulling of a statue in Lenin in Tripura.The left leader urged for the democratic and secular forces of the country to come together under one roof to fight against saffron regime.It condemned the razing of Lenin statue.Leftist leader Suravara Sudhakar Reddy described it as a cowardly act of the culprits demolishing the statue of Lenin in Tripura as third rate type of violence, vandalism degrading the people’s emotions.
West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee warns BJP for their cowardly attacks for demolition of statues of Lenin in Tripura. She protested against such atrocities.Just because it has emerged as newly formed Government,it does not posses rights to hamper the statues of great leaders.Trinamool Congress Chief also uttered that it gives immense pain to view the vandalisation of statues of great acheievers Max,Lenin,Gandhiji,Netaji and Swami Vivekananda.We came to power after 34 years , our slogan is we want change – not revenge.
Congress slams BJP for pulling down Lenin statues , they said BJP was intolerant party which is incapable to run a democratic country.NDA Government became arrogant after assuming power. There is no tolerance in their party agenda.Unless there is liberty, equality,fraternity, the party cannot co-exists in the nation.By destroying the statues of leaders in Lenin they are also killing Dalits by spreading hatred,harassing and threatening people.
PM Modi strongly condemned the incidents of vandalism and demanded stringent action will be implemented for misdeeds outraging others feelings. Rajnath Singh spoke with State Governor Tathagata Roy and Director General of Police for peace to prevail until a new Government is formed.