#BJPInsultsThiruvalluvar Trending On Internet !! Here’s Why !!

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Prime minister Narendra Modi, while releasing the Thai translation of Tamil classic Thirukkural, written by legendary poet Thiruvalluvar, used a Thirukkural in his speech. Though he did it to make the language Tamil and Thirukkural proud, hashtag BJP Insults Thiruvalluvar is trending in twitter.

The reason behind the hashtag is nothing but the Tamilnadu based official twitter account of BJP party, tried to “saffronize” the legendary poet by tweeting a post. The saffron themed post had Thiruvalluvar in orange robes and holy ash smeared in his forehead and arms. We can also see the poet wearing a “Rudhraksha” in his neck.

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The tweet of the BJP party contained a popular Thirukkural of Thiruvalluvar which says that there is no use of education when one abuses the god and its followers. However, the content was ignored by the social media users who got irked by the way Thiruvalluvar was portrayed in the post.

Here’s the tweet of BJP Tamilnadu :

Most people of the state believes that the poet Thiruvalluvar wore white robes without any holy ash or a sign that denotes he belongs to a particular religion.

Check out some of the reactions under the hashtag #BJP insults Tamilnadu :

Thiruvalluvar, commonly known as Valluvar, was a celebrated Tamil poet and philosopher. He is best known as the author of Thirukkuṛaḷ, a collection of 1330 couplets on ethics, political and economical matters, and love. The text is considered an exceptional and widely cherished work of the Tamil literature.

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