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Polls 2019: India’s first terrorist was a Hindu, says Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiyam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan on Sunday triggered a controversy with his remarks that Independent India’s first “terrorist was a Hindu”, referring to Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse. Addressing a rally in Tamil Nadu’s Aravakurichi, a Muslim dominated area, the actor-turned-politician said that terrorism in India started with the killing of Gandhi.

Updated : 13 May 2019, 11:41 AM