On Friday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Edappadi K Palaniswami, said that it is becoming a sort of ‘fashion’ that women and children are coming out in protest against Tasmac liquor shops in the state.
He remarks came while the assembly was debating over the demands for grants for the home department.
Congress legislature party leader, K R Ramasamy, accused the government of not solving issues like protests against opening and functioning of Tasmac shops and wanted to know what the real intention of the government was.
Citing the Tirupur incident where a policeman slapped a woman participant during the protest, he accused the cops of being insensitive to women and children who participate in such protests.
“I have already explained the Tirupur incident in detail. It has become a fashion for protesters to involve women and children. Police are doing their duty,” said Palaniswami.