Targeting Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi, ruling DMK MLA, T R B Rajaa on Thursday said that the post of Governor is ‘probably the most useless’ thing in democracy and said a political appointee is trying to ‘sabotage’ the functioning of an elected regime.
Rajaa, said on his Twitter handle: “The post of the #Governor is probably the most useless thing in democracy. A political appointee trying to sabotage the functioning of an elected regime is a blot on #democracy. #GetOutRavi.” He is the IT wing secretary of the DMK, legislator and son of top party leader T R Baalu. He posted a picture of ‘most useless things in the world,’ and it includes a photograph of Ravi.
The MLA posted in Tamil a popular saying of DMK founder CN Annadurai, which asks if a goat requires beard and whether a State needs a Governor, implying that both are not necessary. He posted an image of a goat with a beard alongside a picture of Ravi.
The headmistress of a government school in Perundurai near here has been suspended for making students clean the toilets of the institution, police said on Thursday.
According to the police, one of the six students developed fever after cleaning the rest room, as he was reportedly bitten by mosquitoes during the task he was forced to do on November 21. His mother took the matter up with the Erode District Collector H Krishnanunni who directed the Education Department to take action in this regard.
Following this, an enquiry was held. It revealed that the six were told to clean the two toilets, one used by teachers and the other by students.