Kannur: A resident of Kannur district, Shamil Kandachery, drew pictures that are deeply insulting pictures of Lord Ayyappa. His derogatory act is attracting huge criticism from across social media and also from many other quarters.
Shamil, who is working as an artwork artist in films, drew these pictures and posted it on his social media profile. The pictures insults Ayyappa devotees also with caricatures of devotees dressed in black.
He goes further and draws a picture of Lord Ayyppa with a placard saying ‘Happy New Year’ under the heading which translates as ‘violation of tradition is enlightenment’.
Shamil has insulted Hindus by his drawings in the name of freedom of expression. However, many see this as plain insult to the Hindu community and an affront on the religious sentiments of the majority community. The general public has voiced its concern against this person and says that he must be brought to justice and legal ways must be taken.