Stress prevailed in Periya Manali as outlets have been closed in assist of the president of a merchants’ union and 22 folks have been arrested on Thursday as a safety measure following a current brawl between the president and two scheduled caste college youngsters .
In line with the police, Thangamani (56) of Periya Manali close to Vayappamalai in Namakkal district is the president of Periya Manali Merchants Affiliation and AIADMK get together cadre.
On the night of 16 September, a struggle broke out between Mr. Thangamani and a truck driver when the motive force didn’t permit Mr. Thangamani’s automobile to cross the highway.
In the course of the altercation between the 2, two college students of Class XII belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) requested Mr. Thangamani to not use obscene phrases in public. Angered by this, he argued with the boys and shortly it changed into a dispute.
On September 22, 2022, at Periya Manali in Namakkal district, outlets have been closed resulting from communal rigidity and police personnel have been deployed. photograph credit score: particular association
Later, Mr. Thangamani’s son Bhubalan (31) and a neighborhood villager Shekhar (45) additionally attacked the boys and allegedly requested them to kneel down and apologize to Mr. Thangamani.
Then, some Dalit organizations that got here out in assist of the boys admitted them to the Namakkal Authorities Hospital. Mr. Thangamani was additionally admitted to the hospital.
On receiving complaints from each the events, the Elachipalayam police registered a case in opposition to Mr. Thangamani, his son Mr. Bhubalan and Mr. Shekhar beneath the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
Police have additionally registered a case in opposition to each the scholars and are probing the matter. Mr. Thangamani, his sons Mr. Bhubalan and Mr. Shekhar escaped.
The shutters of most outlets in Periya Manali have been downed on Thursday in assist of Mr. Bhubalan.
A gathering organized in a marriage corridor by higher caste Hindus to debate the difficulty was stopped by the police and 22 folks have been arrested as a safety measure. They have been launched later within the afternoon.
Police have been deployed at Periya Manali to stop any untoward incident.