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PMK wants TN government to recognize all freedom fighters from the state

- August 17, 2021

Chennai, August 17(BPNS)

The founder leader of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), Dr. S. Ramadoss has said that the state government must not forget any freedom fighter from the state while erecting memorials and publishing literature on freedom fighters of Tamil Nadu. In a statement on Monday, the senior leader said that the Chief Minister had spelled out the names of 12 freedom fighters of the state during his address in the Independence day celebrations.

PMK leader said that however in the list that was spelled out by the Chief Minister, there was no mention of fifteen freedom fighters whose name was mentioned during last year’s Independence day speech by the then Chief Minister, Edappadi K Palaniswami.

He called upon the government not to leave out the name of any freedom fighter and to doubly check on the list before it is finalized.

Dr. Ramadoss said that the names of freedom fighters like Mayuram Nagappan Padayachi, Kandhavarayan and Sendhavarayan, Theerar Sathyamoorthy, Sardar Adikesavalu Naicker, V.Ve.Su Iyer and Quaid- E- Millath Mohammed Ismael Sahib did not get a mention during the CM’s speech.

He called upon the government to include the names of these freedom fighters while it is documenting the freedom fighters of Tamil Nadu.