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BJP TN Chief SG Suryah’s Arrest Places Highlight On Hygiene Employee’s Demise, Widowed Spouse Blames Communist Councillor

BJP TN Chief SG Suryah’s Arrest Places Highlight On Hygiene Employee’s Demise, Widowed Spouse Blames Communist Councillor



Tamil Nadu BJP State Secretary SG Suryah was arrested on the intervening night time of 16 and 27 June 2023 for his assertion towards Madurai Communist Celebration of India (Marxist) MP Su Venkatesan over the loss of life of a hygiene employee who was allegedly pressured to scrub a faeces-filled drain by a Communist councillor.

In a scathing letter addressed to Madurai MP Su Venkatesan, BJP Tamil Nadu State Secretary SG Suryah had alleged {that a} hygiene employee died on account of allergic reactions within the physique after a Communist get together ward member named Viswanathan pressured him to scrub the drain.

In what appears to be an ignored trivial error, Suryah in his assertion had misattributed the loss of life that occurred in Cuddalore to Madurai whereas condemning the Madurai CPI-M MP’s stoic silence on the matter.

However the incident did occur within the Pennadam space of Cuddalore district which nearly went unreported by the Dravidian Stockist media

Right here’s What Occurred

In line with a criticism filed by Deepa (30) with the Pennadam police station, her husband Babu, who has been working as a hygiene employee with the Pennadam municipality for the final 18 years had left for work as regular on 19 Could 2023 when he was referred to as by the Nathan aka Viswanathan, the twelfth ward councillor belonging to Communist get together, to scrub a drain in his space.

Babu knowledgeable his supervisor on the municipality and left for cleansing the drain at Siluppanur Highway in Metu Theru space.

He obtained within the drain at round 10 30 AM after which he began feeling nauseated and fell unconscious, probably on account of asphyxiation from inhaling the toxic gasoline within the drain.

Deepa additional goes on to state that his co-workers specifically – Ganesan, Sundaram, and Sekar – took Babu in an auto to a hospital in Pennadam for first help. The medical doctors apparently knowledgeable that he had inhaled toxic gasoline and wanted greater grade therapy. They then rushed Babu to Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Medical Faculty And Hospital in Perambalur the place the medical doctors knowledgeable that he was in a crucial situation. Then they took him to Kaveri Hospital in Trichy.

As per the assertion given by Deepa, Babu failed to reply to the therapy and died on 24 Could 2023 at 12:30 AM.

“My husband died as he was not given protecting gears and masks by Pennadam Municipality Government Officer, the contractor and Ward 12 Councillor. Therefore I request that acceptable authorized motion be taken towards the above people and handover my husband’s physique to me.”, the criticism reads.


Based mostly on the criticism filed by Deepa on 24 Could 2023 at round 4 PM, a case (87/2023) was registered beneath part 174 of the Felony Process Code (CrPC) which is utilized when an individual has dedicated suicide, or has been killed by one other or by an animal or by equipment or by an accident, or has died beneath circumstances elevating an affordable suspicion that another individual has dedicated an offence.

Part 174 of CrPC mandates a easy imprisonment for a time period which can prolong to 6 months, or with high-quality which can prolong to at least one thousand rupees, or with each.


Regardless of prima facie proof displaying that the hygiene employee died because of getting into the drain, the accused haven’t been booked beneath Prohibition of Employment as Guide Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act or Part 304A (inflicting loss of life by negligence).

Nationwide Fee For Safai Karamcharis Examine

Chairperson of Nationwide Fee for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) Ma. Venkatesan together with a staff of officers visited Pennadam on 3 June 2023 to inquire in regards to the incident. He additionally visited the spot the place the deceased Babu was made to enter the drain and clear it.

Chatting with The Commune, Ma. Venkatesan famous that in their subject investigation, the co-workers and family of the deceased overtly mentioned that Babu had gone to scrub the drain on the insistence of the Communist ward councillor Nathan alias Viswanathan.

He additionally mentioned that the they’ve testified the identical earlier than the District Collector and the Superintendent of Police as effectively.

Ma. Venkatesan additionally questioned why the police have filed a case as suicide / suspicious loss of life as a substitute of slapping part 304A or beneath the Prohibition of Guide Scavenging Act.

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Supply: The Commune

BJP TN Chief SG Suryah’s Arrest Places Highlight On Hygiene Employee’s Demise That Went Unreported, Widowed Spouse Blames Communist Councillor



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