‘Recall Tamil Nadu governor’ campaign, DMK seeks support

New Delhi: Intensifying its protest against the Tamil Nadu governor, the ruling DMK has decided to write to President Draupadi Murmu, seeking an “immediate recall” of R N Ravi for his “anti-constitutional remarks” and statements that only ” intended to create confusion”. “In the state.

The DMK will also seek the support of “like-minded” parties to sign the petition to be submitted to Murmu in the coming days. DMK Parliamentary Party chief TR Baalu ​​on Tuesday wrote to leaders and MPs of “like-minded parties” to sign a petition against Ravi, with whom the MK Stalin government is involved in a confrontation.

DMK sources said the party wants to take the issue of “the governor’s interference in the working of the government and avoidable statements” to the national level and make a case for Ravi’s “recall” from Tamil Nadu. The governor heavily criticized the DMK government on several issues, including the Coimbatore blasts case, trying to know why there was a “delay” in handing over the case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Ravi, who took over as the Governor of Tamil Nadu in September 2021, has come under attack from political parties for his controversial statements on Sanatan Dharma, Thirukkural and colonialism. He has also been involved in an ongoing battle with the DMK over a range of issues, including NEET and the appointment of vice-chancellors in state-funded universities.