Kerala RSS leader, M Radhakrishnan has filed a defamation suit against CPIM leader and Devaswom minister, Kadakampally Surendran. Senior lawyer K Ramkumar sent out the legal notice to the Minister on behalf of the RSS leader.
The Minister allegedly made statements which defames RSS. While playing an audio CD, the Minister claimed it to be a call of the RSS unleash riots. He further alleged that BJP lawyer PS Sreedharan Pillai has been hiding this. However when the audio was played, it was found that the speech was of a district level leader of Antarashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP), and not RSS.
The notice sent by RSS has demanded apology from the Minister, failing which a defamation suit of rupees 5 crores while be registered against him.
Antarashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP) is an organization founded by rebel VHP leader Praveen Togadia. Despite being a Right wing organization, AHP is openly opposed to the BJP and RSS.