This article is from Dec 24, 2020

Dayanidhi Maran’s car attacked by PMK members… false photo going viral!


Dayanidhi Maran MP’s car attacked near Omalur in Salem district ..!



DMK MP Dayanidhi Maran was reportedly pelted with stones at his car and his windshield shattered while campaigning in the Omalur assembly constituency in Salem district.

Following this, a photo of the car involved in the accident as MP Dayanidhi Maran’s Benz car which was attacked by PMK has been shared on the social networking site and some news websites.

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The photo of MP Dayanidhi Maran going viral as a damaged car has been featured in a news release on May 2, 2019 in connection with an accident in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam.

Dayanidhi Maran’s car, which was attacked in Salem in 2019, has been misrepresented on social media.

In addition, another photo of Dayanidhi Maran being pushed into the crowd, which was featured in a post on the Maridas fan Facebook page called Maridas Videos, was taken during Karunanidhi’s funeral in 2018.

During Dayanidhimaran’s visit to Omalur, the BJP workers carried black flags in protest against Dayanidhi Maran’s criticism of Ramadass and Anbumani Ramadoss for getting Rs 400 crore from the BJP leadership in the last election.

The campaign van driven by Dayanidhi Maran had passed the mob. Later, a gang became involved in pelted with stones. In this, the car driven by Parthiban MP is slightly injured. The windscreen of a car travelling from Bangalore to Salem was also damaged. There was a scuffle between the two sides, ”Nakkeeran was quoted this news.


In our search, we came to know that the photo of the car which was damaged during the stone throwing attack on the car of Dayanidhi Maran near Salem Omalur belonged to Vietnam accident incident.


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