Udhayanidhi Stalin sparked controversy by likening Sanatan Dharma to diseases and calling for its eradication.

Sanatan Dharma is rooted in Hinduism, emphasizing virtues and spiritual liberation.

Prominent figures like Gandhi and Vivekananda have upheld Sanatan Dharma.

Udhayanidhi accused Sanatan Dharma of perpetuating caste-based divisions and inequality.

BJP and Home Minister Amit Shah strongly criticized his remarks, accusing the opposition of insulting Hinduism.

Udhayanidhi clarified his stance, arguing for the promotion of equality and humanity.

The controversy highlights the complex nature of discussing religious beliefs in a diverse society like India.