An anchor of a youtube channel and a member of political outfit Hindu tamilar peravai have been Monday detained beneath the goondas act, for hurting the non-secular sentiments of Hindus and Muslims respectively. Surendra nataraj alias nathigan, an anchor for dk-periyarist youtube channel karuppar kootam, were arrested on july sixteen via the chennai police for posting a video “ridiculing” Hindu deity Murugan and hindu hymn kandha sasthi kavasam. The criticism towards him become filed with the aid of rs paul kanagaraj, the pinnacle of the state’s bjp criminal department, on behalf of tamil nadu bjp vp mn raja. Different clothing like Hindu munnetra kazhagam and Hindu makkal katchi too demanded stern action in opposition to him and the human beings involved in bringing out the video. The cyber crime wing has booked surendra beneath sections 153, 153 (a) (1), 295 (a), 505 (1) (b), 505 (2) of the indian penal code. Other individuals involved with the channel karuppar kootam have also been arrested. All the motion pictures of the channel have been removed. The hindu tamilar peravai member, sj Gopal, was arrested on july 17 for circulating defamatory content material on prophet mohammad. Based on a criticism by way of the popular front of India's Chennai division, which claimed that the defamatory content material had been unfold over social media with motive to hurt spiritual sentiments and sell enmity among religious groups, Gopal became arrested through the cyber wing of chennai police beneath sections 153 (a), 295 (a), 505 of the ipc. On Monday, both had been detained beneath the goondas act at the orders of Chennai city commissioner Mahesh Kumar Agarwal.