Karunanidhi urges Modi to rein in Hindutva forces

Monday 15th December 2014 11:13 EST

Chennai: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M Karunanidhi urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rein in Hindutva outfits who are making a “mockery of communal harmony.” Referring to the alleged statement of Dharma Jagran Samiti to go in for mass conversions in Varanasi, the DMK chief wondered how such a thing could happen in a constituency represented by the Prime Minister himself. “The Samiti’s announcement of financial inducement for Christians and Muslims to embrace Hindu faith in Uttar Pradesh makes a mockery of communal harmony in India,” the 91-year-old leader said in a statement.

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