As per report nirmala sitharaman also condemned Swamiji who announced a bounty of Rs 10 crore on Udayanidhi's head. She emphasized her belief in non-violence and said, "How can I condone such acts when I firmly believe that violence has no place, be it in word or deed? Respecting diversity means abstaining from violence." Also, nirmala sitharaman pointed out that such hate speech against followers of Sanatana dharma is more prevalent because they do not retaliate. “They don't have the guts to speak badly of other religions like this, let's see if they do. Are there no problems with other religions? Aren't women treated badly in other religions? Do you dare to talk about it? Do you have courage?" nirmala sitharaman shouted in the capital of tamil Nadu.
Reportedly the Union minister nirmala sitharaman told reporters, "You (Udayanidhi Stalin) have taken oath as a minister according to the constitution. You have clearly said that you will not hurt the sentiments of others. Even if it is your ideology, you do not have the authority to say that you will destroy religion. The Union Finance minister also questioned the presence of Hindu Religious and Endowment (HR&CE) minister P Sekar Babu at the same forum. nirmala sitharaman also said, "When you make a speech with the intention of destroying [Hindu temples], how do you defend it? You have also taken an oath and are satisfied with the donation given by Sanatan Hindus in the temple hundis (collection box)".
The Union Finance minister expressed concern about the consequences of a minister making statements that hurt people's sentiments. Also, nirmala sitharaman questioned how dare she talk about other religions like this. Union minister nirmala sitharaman has hit out at DMK leader Udayanidhi Stalin's recent statement against Sanatana Dharma. The Union Finance minister expressed concern about the consequences of a minister making statements that hurt people's sentiments. Also, nirmala sitharaman questioned how dare she talk about other religions like this.