Chennai (Tamil Nadu): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader H Raja was on Saturday caught on camera snapping at police personnel over the Ganesh Chaturthi procession in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukottai district. The incident was reported after the police personnel denied him an entry in a “sensitive” area. Also Read - Tejasvi Surya Controversy: Govt Asks Twitter to Remove Bengaluru MP's Tweet Linking Terrorism to Islam
The BJP National Secretary lost his cool, abused the police personnel calling him an “anti-Hindu and corrupt”. As per the reports, despite the Madras High Court orders, H Raja had led a march through a communally sensitive area in the Pudukottai district. He also used an unparliamentary word for the High Court after he was denied entry. Also Read - Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: BJP MP Gautam Gambhir Casts Vote With Family, Says 'Voting is Not Only Our Right But Our Power'
The police had stopped Raja and requested him to take a separate route since the area is considered sensitive but Raja reportedly wanted to go through the same route. Angry over being denied entry, he called the police corrupt and said, “We know that certain communities are giving you bribe so for the sake of the Hindus even I am ready to give you the bribe so allow…” Also Read - Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Senior Congress Leader Janardan Dwivedi's Son Joins BJP
The Hindu festival, which is dedicated to the Lord of new beginnings, Ganesha marked with the installation of the deity’s idol at home and at elaborate pandals. The 10-day festival ends with the final immersion – also called the Visarjan – of Lord Ganesha’s idol.