A petrol bomb was allegedly hurled on the car of the Bharatiya Janata Party district secretary in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore in the early hours today. The bomb was hurled by unidentified people.
Police have reached the spot to investigate the matter. This incident took place a day after the the statue of Dravidian movement icon, EV Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, was decapitated in the state’s Pudukottai village.
Earlier on March 7, two petrol bombs were hurled in front of BJP’s office in Coimbatore, a day after the party’s leader H Raja commented that statues of late Dravidian leader Periyar must be removed from the public places in Tamil Nadu.