Gandhi and Godse were freedom fighters: Jeeyar

Gandhi and Godse were freedom fighters: Jeeyar

A day after warning that actor-politician Kamal Haasan would not be allowed to walk free on the streets for his "Hindu extremist" remarks on Nathuram Godse, Shendalangara Sampathkumara Ramanuja Jeeyar of Mannargudi on Thursday said both Mahatma Gandhi and his assassin Godse were freedom fighters, but there were differences (in approach) between them. The Jeeyar, however, did not elaborate on his comment. The Jeeyar told presspersons in Salem: "Muslims are involved in terrorist acts across the globe, that does not mean all Muslims are terrorists".

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