After the death of the 'Gandhian' Sasi Perumal, his family members is in hunger strike to show their protest to prohibit the TASMAC shop all over the Tamilnadu. They neglected to take Sasi Perumal body until they close the liquor shop.
The Gandhian Sasi Perumal died in the protest against the liquor shop in Marthandam. He showed his protest by climbing the mobile tower that is near the TASMAC. After 6 hours when district administration promised to take steps in closing the TASMAC, he was found death.
His wife Magizham, elder son Vivek and his 14 year old daughter Kaviyarasi and other relatives are making the fast unto death near the old bus stand, Salem.
His son Vivek said they won't take his body until they get justice in his father's death. His father has sacrificed his whole life to protest against the liquor shop and said still there is no action for his protest. He was then fainted and taken to the hospital.
Sasi Perumal's wife and the son Navaneethakrishna went to dharna strike near the Collectorate and given the petition to the collector stating that she will not receive his husband body unless the government closes the liquor shop that makes the public disturbance near schools, colleges, residential areas and temples.
Sasi Perumal's minor daughter requested Chief Minister to prohibit the liquor shop gradually in Tamilnadu and she wants see his father. Her father will stay in her house only 2 or 3 days and sometimes he will take her to the strike.
She said her father and herself had fall in the feet of the alcohol consumer and requested them not to consume alcohol.
Sasi Perumal's brother Selvam requested the government to ban the liquor shop first in Sasi Perimal's native district Salem and in the Kumari district where he was death.
College Students protest against the TASMAC
Protest against the TASMAC getting very serious after the death of Sasi Perumal who is a Gandhiyan activist did protest against the TASMAC from his teen age.
On Monday, 3rd August several college students were involved in the protest. They show their protest by damaging the liquor shop in Harrington Road in Chetpat. Police force arrived there and took the lathi charge and many students were attacked. Nearly 15 people were arrested including 5 women and students.