Chennai: The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has ruled ‘Tamil Thai Vaazhthu’ is best a prayer music and now no longer a National Anthem and hence, there’s no want for each one to stay in status posture while it’s miles rendered.

Justice G R Swaminathan gave the ruling whilst quashing an FIR registered in opposition to Kan. Ilango of ‘Naam Tamilar Party’.

The controversy changed into linked to the Pontiff of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, now no longer status up while ‘Tamil Thaai Vaazhthu’ changed into performed at a 2018 event.

The then Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit launched a Tamil-Sanskrit dictionary at a characteristic held in Music Academy, Chennai withinside the presence of the Pontiff on 24 January, 2018.

When the invocation music to Mother Tamil, ‘Tamil Thai Vaazhthu’ changed into performed, the seer remained seated and this brought on enormous outrage and debate.

Ilango, now related to NTK after which component of ‘Tamilar Desiya Munnani’, and his supporters entered the department of the Kanchi Mutt in Rameswaram, shouting slogans, condemning the Shankaracharya.