Trichy Suriya, who was suspended by BJP leader Annamalai state BJP chief for 6 months in November, decided to sever ties with the party on Tuesday. He lashed out at senior leaders and blamed interference as the reason for leaving.
Chennai,UPDATED: December 7, 2022 09:15 IST
It suspended Trichy BJP leader Suriya, who quit the party on Tuesday, December 6.
Author: Gautham Balaji: Tamil Nadu BJP leader Trichy Suriya Shiva, who was suspended from the party over a controversial audio clip in which he was heard using offensive language while talking to a female colleague, announced on Tuesday evening (December 6) that he was severing ties. saffron party
Taking to Twitter, the former BJP OBC wing leader announced that he would quit the saffron party. He also thanked the TN BJP chief and said that Annamalai was the biggest treasure of Tamil Nadu. He added that the BJP will definitely achieve a dual goal in the upcoming elections.
However, his exit from the BJP did not come without controversy. In the next tweet, he hit out at state general secretary Kesava Vinayagam and said Annamalai should replace him if the BJP is to achieve its goal.
The outgoing BJP cadre did not stop there. A few hours later, Trichy Suriya posted an image of a letter addressed to Annamalai. The letter said that he was blessed and happy to serve under the leadership of Annamalai in the last few months. He also said that Annamalai can be projected as the Prime Minister of India.
In the next paragraph, Trichy Suriya hit out at L Murugan, Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries. “L Murugan and Kesava Vinayagam will be happy hereafter, at least now try to trust the party workers. I believe without your interference my Thalaivar (Annamalai) can do wonders,” the letter said.
WHO IS TRICHY SURIYA
Suriya is the son of Trichy Siva, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) senior leader and Rajya Sabha MP. It is the second political party that has left after six months. Trichy Suriya quit DMK in May to join BJP.
Annamalai suspended Trichy Siva as the OBC wing leader in the last week of November. The TN BJP leader said he accepted that Surya Siva had “brought disrepute to the party” through his actions.
The TN BJP chief further said that he would be removed from all party posts for six months and would only serve the party as a worker. He was barred from attending party events for six months, pending an inquiry. Annamalai said that if he finds a significant change in Siva’s actions and manages to win the confidence of the leadership, he would be given the post again.
Less than 15 days after his suspension, Trichy Suriya quit the BJP and also hit out at senior leaders of the saffron party.