Thirukumaran Nadesan, husband of Sri Lankan Member of Parliament Nirupama Rajapaksa, was attacked on Tuesday in Rameswaram by a group of activists.
The attack was unleashed when he was coming out of a house after performing puja.
He was on a two-day visit to Rameswaram to offer prayer at Sri Ramanathaswamy temple.
The activists of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) and Nam Tamilar Iyakkam, who came to know about the arrival of Mr. Nadesan, laid seize to a house at Nadutheru, where he was performing puja, protesting against the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
When Mr. Nadesan was emerging out of the house, the activists led by the State deputy secretary of the youth wing of MDMK Karate Palanisamy, attacked him with black flag sticks, footwear and others. The priests, who accompanied him from the house, pulled him back into the house and closed the door.
The policemen, who were posted for providing security him, intervened and removed the agitators from the scene.
Although it was not known immediately about the nature injuries, he received big blows by the agitators.
Sensing the situation, the policemen hurriedly escorted him to a hotel from the house from where he began his journey with tight police protection by vacating the hotel immediately.
Nirupama Rajapaksa is the niece of Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa. (The Hindu)
I feel really for Mr. Nadesan, I have met Mr. and Mrs.(Nirupama) Nadesan about 10 years ago and they were very nice down to earth simple at that time. I hope still they are??
Lanke Banda Tuesday, 10 January 2012 08:39 AM
This shows the LTTE Terrorists activity in TN. High time GOSL issues a Travel Adversery against visiting TN.
prem Tuesday, 10 January 2012 08:55 AM
Why did he go to a house for prayers/?enough temples here in Sri Lanka
Aristotle Tuesday, 10 January 2012 09:00 AM
A boomerang phenomena?
balu Tuesday, 10 January 2012 08:56 AM
Hindu’s are so violent that they attack a person who came to pray. Hindu groups attack couples in Mumbai on valentines day. imagine if Srilankans started attacking Indian tamil here?? shows the difference between the cultures. Jayalalitha & TN –shame! Shame! Shame!
La Lankais Tuesday, 10 January 2012 09:12 AM
Why the hell did he go there to search God, while millions of Gods available in this banana republic?
SATA.KA Tuesday, 10 January 2012 09:55 AM
Habichole welcoming !
ravi Tuesday, 10 January 2012 01:43 PM
In the event of the next communal riots, this chap is not safe in Colombo coz he is a Tamil and he is not safe even in India.
ravi Tuesday, 10 January 2012 02:17 PM
Balu You people destroyed kowill what’s that called
krishna Tuesday, 10 January 2012 02:40 PM
Harvesting the cultivation.No wonder.
Kangarro Wednesday, 11 January 2012 06:20 AM
Even you are same bro
victoria Wednesday, 11 January 2012 07:41 AM
or a next change
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