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BJP Tamil Nadu unit president rakes up controversy, says will control media in six months

Chennai, July 15(BPNS)

The newly appointed BJP state president, K Annamalai has raked up a controversy by stating that the party would control the media in the state in six months’ time.

The former IPS officer who joined the BJP recently and is to replace L. Muruganw was addressing a public meeting at Trichy on Thursday en route to Chennai where he will assume office as the party-state president on Friday.

Annamalai said that the media in Tamil Nadu has been criticizing the BJP unnecessarily and that the party would control the media in six months’ time. Amidst applause from party cadres, the newly appointed state president said that his predecessor, L. Murugan was now the Union minister of state for Information and Broadcasting and that the media of the state would be under the control of the party soon.

He said that the media has been attacking the BJP in the state continuously and without substance.