The Vanni government of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has explained why party leader Thirumavalavan walked into the seats.
The incident where the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leader Thirumavalavan was sent to a car by volunteers to prevent his shoes from getting wet in the rain was controversial. Thirumavalavan was preparing to leave Chennai Velachery for Delhi to attend the parliamentary session. But as the house was surrounded by rainwater, supporters pulled up a chair as he stood on the spectator seats, according to a video released by the AICC’s website. Thirumavalavan then climbed into each seat and got into the car that was ready so as not to get wet in the water. This video has been the subject of much criticism and debate.
Commenting on the video, the Vanni government said, “All leaders in Tamil Nadu have their own home. There will be a house in town too. But Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leader Thirumavalavan has no home in Chennai. The reason is that no one came forward to rent him a house. Thus, he was allotted housing on behalf of the government. He created a ‘Medical Teacher Training School’ and stayed in the room for the headmaster of that training school. That is, he must first understand that his house is not. As far as Velachery is concerned, we know that if it rains, the water will stagnate there. He was forced to climb into his seat while the water was stagnant.
He didn’t just go like that yesterday. The water has been stagnant for the last 10 days and he is going on like that with no other option. That’s how we go. The reason is that its purpose is to ensure that the shoe and pants do not get wet when going to a public place. Thirumavalavan had to go to Parliament that day. What can you do in such a situation? வேறு வழியேல்லை; How to go with wet pants?
It is subject to criticism, as you say, because it happened in public. But he was forced to do so if the place where he was staying was surrounded by water like this. So those who have a grudge against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Nadu are spreading this and sowing hatred.
Not only that but he has had his foot swelling problem for the last 10 years. He is also taking physiotherapy treatment. There is also the problem of swelling if you put your foot in the water. All of this combined to make it so. How can you go soaking wet, especially when you have to go to parliament?
We have even worked down the sewers in disasters including storms, rains and floods. Thirumavalavan is always standing in the field. The reason for that is that you can’t get soaked in water when you go to parliament. Otherwise, we are a society mired in mud and chaos. This community is a community that mixes sewage and water. All of this cannot be avoided or passed on like the others. The Sanathana parties, including the BJP, are deliberately spreading such lies with political motives. ”