Leading daily paper The New Indian Express distributed an article on Ilaiyaraaja’s Padma Vibhushan with a heading ‘Dalit outreach with Ilaiyaraaja’s Padma’ and specified that the author has a place with a specific group. Following the news paper’s comment on the incredible writer, editorial manager of the production apologized for their deceptive heading.
“We apologize for a feature in our version, dated January 26, with respect to music maestro, Mr Ilaiyaraaja, being granted the Padma Vibhushan, the second most astounding regular citizen respect in the nation. We wish to elucidate that we didn’t intend to reduce his stature by any methods. Mr Ilaiyaraaja is all around acclaimed for his particular accomplishments in the field of music and the acknowledgment given to him is completely on this record and no other factor. We profoundly lament the wrong message the feature has passed on”, perused an official explanation from the supervisor of the New