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Is democracy and freedom of expression under threat in Tamil Nadu?

A thread on the arrests made by MK Stalin-led DMK government.

#MKStalin #DMK #DravidianModel #Democracy #FreeSpeech #SGSuryah

TN BJP State Secretary @SuryahSG was arrested under non-bailable sections for his remarks against Madurai CPI-M MP Su Venkatesan over the death of a hygiene worker who was forced to clean a faeces-filled drain by a CPIM councillor. (2/n)

#SGSuryah #DMK…
AIADMK IT wing functionary @Gowthamadmk1216 was arrested under non-bailable sections for sharing a video meme that humorously referenced MK Stalin’s video statement on Senthilbalaji's arrest. The video meme contained no derogatory content. (3/n)

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PIL in SC seeking Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the Chhapra Hooch Tragedy. The Aryavarta Mahasabha Foundation filed the PIL seeking an SIT probe and compensation for those who died in the incident.

CJI DY Chandrachud: SIT, Compensation, everything can be looked into by the High Court

Adv: the Punjab hooch case was before Justice MR Shah

CJI: Let the HC deal with it first. We must allow their untrammeled exercise of power by HC since they have wider power
Adv: there have been more than 200 deaths

CJI: Does that mean HC does not have the jurisdiction?

Adv: it has but it is happening everywhere like Punjab, Uttarakhand etc.
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A joint delegation of SAD and BJP today urged Pb Guv @vpsbadnore to dismiss @capt_amarinder led #Congress govt and recommend an inquiry by a sitting judge of the HC or the CBI into the #HoochTragedy besides an ED probe to recover the ill gotten wealth acquired by Cong leaders.1/7 Image
Properties of all those involved in the illicit liquor trade be confiscated, smuggling of denatured spirit & ENA from distilleries be stopped, murder cases be registered against all those named by the victim families particularly Khadoor Sahib MLA @RSinghsikki. 2/7
This #HoochTragedy that claimed 118 lives is the result of State patronage as people across Amritsar, Tarn Taran and Gurdaspur have been affected by the same lot of contaminated liquor, distributed with the nexus between Congress leaders and MLAs, police and excise officials. 3/7 Image
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