At around 3 AM on Thursday, 2 Country-made Crude Bombs placed inside Tiffin Boxes were thrown at the Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai’s Office in Chennai. The CCTV Footage show 4 men who arrived on 2-Wheelers threw the crude bombs at the entrance of the office.
Luckily, No casualties has been reported. Cops have registered a case and investigation is under progress.
The attack gained prominence as it happened at the time when the News Channel launched a debate on the relevance of ‘Thali’ or ‘Mangal Sutra’ with the programme ‘Urakka Sollungal’. The promo of the program in which a woman who husband has abandoned her questions why she should wear the Thaali and another woman supports the Thaali stirred a huge controversy.
Hindu Groups and BJP has been protesting against the TV Channel since the past few days. In a span of 4 days, The channel received over 3,600 threatening calls and eventually forced it to block the broadcast of the all-women show.