Chennai: In a shocking incident, a 32-year-old woman DMK supporter chopped her part of a tongue at a Goddess Mariamman temple to fulfil her vow taken for the victory of the DMK in the April 6 Assembly elections.
After the DMK’s victory, the woman, Vanitha, went to the temple, but it was closed. Suddenly, she chopped off her part of the tongue in front of temple and offered it to the deity, reports received here said.
The incident took place at Paramakudi taluka in Poduvakudi village in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu.
The woman was the wife of Karthik, who is a DMK member.
As locals found her with bleeding mouth, she was taken to Paramakudi Government Hospital, where she was admitted for treatment.
This is the second such incident in one month after a DMK worker cut off one of his fingers at a Mariamman temple on the last day of campaigning in Virudhunagar district, while praying for the DMK’s victory in the elections.
He was admitted to Virudhunagar government hospital for treatment.
The DMK after being in the Opposition for ten years, stormed back to power with a resounding victory and its President M.K. Stalin is all set to become the Chief Minister for the first time.