DMK youth wing leader Udhayanidhi Stalin moves defamation complaint against YouTuber Madhan
Sureshkumar | TNN | Jul 29, 2020, 13:37 IST+1AA5UdhayanidhiCHENNAI: DMK youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin has moved a criminal defamation complaint against YouTuberMadhan Ravichandran for his alleged derogatory posts and statements made in social media.
Udhayanidhi has alleged that Madhan through his YouTube channel – Channel Vision — has been making baseless and defamatory statements against him with a clear intention to damage his reputation.
“The channel is solely owned by Madhan. He also circulates such derogatory videos in other social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter,” Udhayanidhi said.
REMOVE ADSMadhan was making such contents and uploading them in social media without any concern for authenticity and without verifying the genuineness of such statements from unknown and unidentified persons, Udhayanidhi added.
“The videos uploaded by the accused are viewed by thousands of people from across the globe which directly damage my hard-earned reputation and goodwill,” he said in his complaint.
Claiming that the right to reputation is a facet of right to life as guaranteed under the Constitution, he contended that Madhan’s actions had directly affected his and his family’s reputation among public, fans and party cadres.