Chennai, March 17: DMK Working President M.K. Stalin on Friday condemning the slipper hurling incident at Union Minister of State for Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan urged the police to take strict action against the assailants.
Taking a serious note on the incident, Stalin said such an act cannot be accepted by anybody in a civilised society.
As on Thursday, a man threw a slipper at Radhakrishnan who had arrived Salem district to pay his last respects to J. Muthukrishnan, a student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) who allegedly committed suicide on Monday in New Delhi.
Slipper hurled towards Union Min on Radhakrishnan as he arrived for last rites of JNU student Muthukrishnan in Salem, Tamil Nadu (file pic) pic.twitter.com/lVrls9rZnK
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Radhakrishnan was addressing the media when a group started raising slogans and a slipper was thrown at him.
Meanwhile, the police have taken the culprit into custody.
Stalin said the police should take strong action against the person who threw the slipper at Radhakrishnan and also ensure that such an act is not repeated anywhere in the state.