” spoke about Periyar’s behavior in a protest in 1971, where Periyar undressed the Lord Ram and Sita images. Following this, many Periyar followers condemned Rajini and asked him to apologize for his speech. Today, Rajini met the press reporters with the evidence and stated that he spoke what he read and heard. When asked about the people, who oppose, Rajini said that they speak what they heard. He strongly said that he won’t apologize. Rajini fans and some other celebs welcome Rajini’s stand.
Sumanth Raman, the popular TV Anchor cum political analyst posted, “Good to see @rajinikanth stand his ground on DK procession issue. Hurting feelings of anyone's faith is not acceptable and has gone on for too long in Tamil Nadu. Social reform is certainly needed in Hinduism but abusing Hindu Gods needs to be called out. #istandwithrajinikanth.”