made, the mere mention of the freedom fighter’s
name has drawn flak from certain sections
of the society.
Valliammai, a South African Tamil woman,
joined Mahatma Gandhi at the age of 16 and
fought for the abolition of the Indian Poll
Tax. Following the controversy, lyricist
Pa. Vijay has offered unconditional apology
for hurting people’s sentiments. Sources
also state that the name will be removed
from Mazha Mozhannu song.