Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: Goat With Annamalai’s Picture Beheaded In Public Road By DMK Workers To Celebrate His Loss In Coimbatore

Swarajya Staff

Jun 06, 2024, 12:54 PM | Updated 12:54 PM IST

BJP Tamil Nadu president K Annamalai.
BJP Tamil Nadu president K Annamalai.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders have shared a video of a goat with a picture of the party’s state president K Annamalai being beheaded by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) workers. The beheading was done to celebrate his loss in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections in Coimbatore.

Voices of children shouting, “Annamalai aadu, bali aadu” meaning “Annamalai goat, sacrificial goat”, can be heard in the background.

The incident has caused widespread outrage with people asking if it was necessary to celebrate a party’s victory in such a manner.

In a post on X, BJP spokesperson Narayanan Thirupathy wrote, “Killing a Goat in the middle of the Road and shouting against @annamalai_k and celebrating his defeat clearly shows that the political parties are afraid of the growth of @BJP4India in Tamil Nadu and exposes the lowest level of politics that the opposition political parties can stoop. 

“On the counting day it can be seen that the @arivalayam minister @TRBRajaa was posing for a photograph with a goat symbolically expressing to serve mutton biriyani (was all over media) shows that @arivalayam would stoop down to any level. 

“Further, it can be heard on the video that small children were  made to shout slogans against @annamalai_k . Instigating hate and anger with children is highly condemnable and exposes the opposition's silly, filthy politics.

We expect a strict action and arrrest of these criminals .”

Annamalai has often been mocked by supporters of the DMK and AIADMK as “Aadu” or “goat” after he had stated that he comes from a humble farming background and his family reared goats.

Earlier, DMK supporters had celebrated his loss by distributing mutton biryani.

Also Read: Four Theories Why Annamalai Lost In Coimbatore

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