TN govt files defamation case against Karunanidhi
Tamil Nadu government has filed a defamation case in a local court against DMK chief M Karunanidhi for allegedly publishing defamatory articles.
Chennai: Tamil Nadu government has filed a defamation case in a local court against DMK chief M Karunanidhi and officials of DMK mouthpiece `Murasoli` and a vernacular bi-monthly for allegedly publishing defamatory articles.
The City Public Prosecutor, in his prayer before the Principal Sessions Judge, also sought prosecution of Editor of `Murasoli` S Selvam for publishing Karunanidhi`s comments on its August 23 issue alleged family interference in clearing files by ministers.
He also sought action against the printer, publisher and reporter of `Ananda Vikatan` for publishing an article dated August 22, 2012.
He submitted that Karunanidhi had made the remarks against ministers Gokula Indira which were published in the August 23 edition of Murasoli.