Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday took
a swipe at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s three-day
fast, saying while he agreed with the BJP leader`s stand on
communal harmony his "past actions" cannot be forgotten.
"I agree with Modi`s stand on communal harmony. At the
same time, Modi`s actions in the past cannot be forgotten," he
said here in a statement in an apparent reference to the
charge that Modi did not take appropriate action to control
the 2002 Gujarat riots.
Modi has been on a fast since yesterday for peace and
communal harmony in Gujarat.
Karunanidhi`s comments come two days after his arch-rival
and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa extended her
support to Modi`s fast and deputed two AIADMK leaders to
Explaining his recent remarks about "political
intention," behind the "delay" in the 2G investigations, in
which his daughter Kanimozhi and former telecom minister A
Raja have been arrested, the DMK chief said, "The doubts are
not whether they are against the DMK. But, I was referring to
the court not willing to grant even bail."
He also said a CBI inquiry should be ordered into the
Paramakudi firing incident, in which seven persons were
killed, if all the parties supported the move.