When Chidambaram repeatedly speaks ill about the ‘Sanatana Dharma’, he proves that the top leadership of the Congress has adopted the perverted definition of Sanatana Dharma given by EVR and discarded Gandhi’s definition of it.

P Chidambaram – a senior Congress leader who is often credited with widely publicising the term ‘saffron terror’ has now made yet another anti-Hindu statement.

In an apparent dig at PM Narendra Modi, who had criticized the Congress for wearing black dress on August 5th, which marked the auspicious occasion of one-year anniversary of bhumi-pujan ceremony at Ram Mandir, Ayodhya. Chidambaram on Thursday tweeted, “PM said that those who wear black clothes will never gain public trust

E V R Periyar wore a black shirt all his life and earned the eternal trust of the people of Tamil Nadu (except those who believed in Sanatana Dharma).”

Earlier too, in the spirited defense of Hinduphobic and misogynist EVR, P.Chidambaram among other things had tweeted that EVR “crushed the poisonous ideology of Sanatana Dharma”.

Of late, particularly after Sonia Gandhi ascended to power in the Congress, the attacks on Sanatana Dharma by the alliance partners of Congress had intensified. In 2019 Tamil Nadu Congress leader Thirunaavukarasu attended the conference under a big hoarding that falsely juxtaposed ‘Sanatana ‘ as being anti-democracy.

The tweet by Chidambaram has really exposed Congress’ inherent fears. The BJP, of late, has been making a rather massive South India push. In Tamil Nadu, it is fighting it out on the sole agenda of Hindutva. Freeing Hindu temples and defeating toxic sub-nationalism, while invigorating Hindu pride in the state are some of the issues which the BJP is promising. Most definitely, the party is steadily rising in the state. A steady rise of the BJP in any state means that it is winning elections on its own in the state is not a far reality. This is what has got the Congress and DMK all worked up.

However, why P Chidambaram has been accorded the freedom in Tamil Nadu to make such brazen remarks against Hindus and their belief system is something which remains incomprehensible for many. Hindus form over 88 per cent of the population in Tamil Nadu, and yet, leaders like Chidambaram seem to be getting away by calling Sanatana Dharma a ‘poisonous’ and toxic ideology. This begs the question, are Hindus doing enough to ensure that fraudsters/scamsters of the Congress party along with their allies like the DMK do not dare make nonsensical statements against Hinduism?

The Congress and DMK’s ally Thirumavalavan, meanwhile, talks of abolishing Sanatana Dharma. The man, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, took to Twitter to say, “Let’s defeat the Sanathana forces in the election field to protect the rights of women!” More than anything else, the DMK-Congress alliance in Tamil Nadu is one that stands for the singular purpose of dismantling Sanatana Dharma.

This is not the first time that P Chidambaram has made anti-Hindu remarks. After the Malegaon blasts, for which Sadhvi Pragya and Lt. Col. SP Purohit were arrested as part of an alleged conspiracy to prove that Hindu terrorism exists, the then Home Minister of the UPA government coined the term ‘Saffron Terrorism’.

Even after the abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019, P Chidambaram had said that the Modi government made legislative changes in the two new Union territories “because the region is dominated by Muslims”. Chidambaram alleged, “Had there been a Hindu majority in Kashmir, BJP wouldn’t have touched it (Article 370), but because there is a Muslim majority in Kashmir, they abrogated it.”

It’s worth noting that EVR, a former member of the Indian National Congress, left the party complaining that it practices discrimination in the ‘Cheranmaadevi Gurukulam,’ which was funded by the party.

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