Summons issued to Gayatri Raghuram
A metropolitan Justice of the Peace has ordered issuance of summons to actor-choreographer Gayatri Raghuram on a petition for felony defamation filed by Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi advocates’ wing.
The social media spat started after the actor criticised VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan’s remarks associated to the Ayodhya verdict in 2019. While each of them later eliminated their controversial tweets, arguments continued between Ms. Gayatri and VCK loyalists.
Under such circumstances, VCK Advocates’ wing deputy secretary A. Kasi filed a petition within the Justice of the Peace court docket looking for a course to register a felony defamation case towards her. He alleged that she had expressed defamatory views towards his chief Mr. Thirumavalan and broken his fame.
The court docket has ordered issuance of summons to her for look on July 12.