Chennai, Feb 11: Big Banners of ruling party has become a major cause of concern now in Tamil Nadu, as the opposition DMK on Thursday, Feb 11 alleged that due to Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's big banner, in middle of the road, caused an accident.
On Saturday, Feb 6 at around 3 pm, an engineering student was injured after his motorbike crashed onto one of the two banners at the Saravanampatti village in Coimbatore. After hitting the banner, the motor bike collided with a truck, that was coming from behind.
DMK also alleged, "The big banner in middle of the road blocks one side of the road. The bike rider was not able to see the banner and accidentally collided with a truck. The ruling party are not following the norms of roads as many activists and citizens have complained about the traffic problems in the city."
Meanwhile, the student who got injured rushed backed to the nearby governmnet hospital. The villagers also accused and said that the police refuse to file an FIR into the case.
Chandra Mohan, a Chennai-based-activist who got arrested for pulling down AIADMK banners in December told media that "this was the main reason I have pulled down the banner from the road as it was creating a huge risk for pedestarians and riders. The court has ordered a strict rule for this but nobody has guts to question over the banner which was being displayed by the ruling party."