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Loyola College apologises for its anti-Hindu, anti-Central government paintings

Loyola College has apologised for its anti-Hindu, anti-Central govt paintings at an exhibition stating “we acknowledge our lapse and sincerely apologise for the insurmountable hurt this has caused”

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IANS

Loyola College, a Catholic minority institution in Chennai, on Monday, January 21, apologised for its anti-Hindu, anti-Central government paintings that were exhibited at a cultural event held in its premises.

In a statement, the college said: "We acknowledge our lapse and sincerely apologise for the insurmountable hurt this has caused."

"We are deeply pained, saddened and equally anguished that the venue to conduct a cultural event Veethi Virundhu Vizha, held on 19th and 20th Jan 2019, has been misused for exhibits against a particular religious group, social institution, political party and the country's leadership," Loyola College said.

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The BJP has filed a complaint with the police against Loyola College

According to Loyola, the exhibits were removed the moment these were brought to its notice.

The statement was issued by Loyola College Art and Literary Unit Coordinator Dr Kaleeswaran.

The BJP has filed a complaint with the police against Loyola College.

The party's Tamil Nadu President Tamilisai Soundararajan condemned the event for its offending exhibits.

One of the exhibits shows Bharat Mata as a sexual harassment victim in the context of #MeToo.

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