Former office-bearers of the Nadigar Sangam, the South Indian Film Artistesâ€™ Association, R Sarathkumar and Radharavi, have been suspended from the organisation over allegations of corruption against them.
The annual general body meeting of the Nadigar Sangam took place in Chennai on Sunday at the Sangam's premises in T Nagar, and was attended by a number of leading members of the industry. Actor Kamal Haasan, who is recovering from a fracture of his leg, addressed the meeting via Skype.
Addressing the media after the meeting, actor and General Secretary Vishal said that a resolution was passed during the meeting to suspend Sarath Kumar and Radharavi, and the decision is legally valid. The decision was reportedly because of complaints of misappropriation of Sangam funds by the two actors in the past.
Following the decision, Vishal's office in Chennai was reportedly attacked by a group of four unidentified men.
Earlier, clashes erupted between two groups of supporters at the venue of the AGM after entry was denied to a section of members without invitations. Nadigar Sangam Vice President Karuna's car was attacked by the protesters outside the venue.
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