Quoting the model code, the MNM, in its complaint, said that defaming Kamal was a deliberate act and clear violation of norms. “And we are surprised how the observer has not taken any action against such violation yet,” the complaint added. Interestingly, Radha Ravi, son of Dravidian ideologue MR Radha, joined the BJP in 2019 after he was suspended by DMK for his vile and sexist remarks against actor Nayanthara. He immediately crossed to the AIADMK, but only to join the BJP in 2019. In July 2020, he was made BJP’s state executive committee member by party state president L Murugan.