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#JusticeforSubhashree Trends As Kamal Haasan, Vijay Slam Banners

Kamal Haasan and Vijay condemned the 22-year-old techie’s death after an AIADMK banner threw her under a tanker.

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Twitter abuzz with hashtag #JusticeforSubhasree after Kamal Haasan and actor Vijay condemn 22-year-old’s death.
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Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan on Friday, 20 September, blamed the state government for the recent death of a 22-year old woman techie in Chennai after an illegal hoarding put up by an AIADMK functionary came crashing down on her, throwing her under a water tanker that ran over her on 12 September.

The victim, R Subhashree’s death was also condemned by actor Vijay, who during a launch event requested his fans to not put banners across the state.

Following this, netizens took to Twitter to show solidarity under the hashtag #JusticeforSubhashree.

While many praised Vijay’s stand on the banners, others hailed Haasan’s video on Twtitter, where he said, “such deaths should be treated and booked as murders so they don't repeat.”

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Here’s how Twitter reacted:

‘Many Subhashrees & Raghus Have Been Killed Due to Govt Negligence’

Haasan in the video also said that many “Subhashrees and Raghus have been killed due to government apathy."

K Raghupathy (Raghu) had died in similar fashion in 2017 in Coimbatore when he was run over by a Corporation lorry after his two-wheeler rammed into an arch erected for the MGR Centenary fete then.

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