Who is Kovan Alias Sivadas? Tamil Folk Singer Arrested | Bio, Biography, Biodata, Wiki Full Name Info: Kovan Alias Sivadas is a popular Tamil Folk Singer, who is arrested for criticizing Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, through his songs and sent to jail for 2 days. The Madras High Court on Saturday granted an interim stay on the two-day police custody allowed earlier by a lower court only a day before. We are sharing here more information about the Tamil Folk Singer Kovan Alias Sivadas Bio and news regarding him.
Who is Kovan Alias Sivadas? Tamil Folk Singer Arrested
Kovan Alias Sivadas Biography:
Kovan is a popular Tamil folk singer from the activist cultural and arts group Makkal Kalai Ilakkiya Kazhagam. He is known for composing songs and music about concerns and issues of marginalized people.
Why Kovan is Arrested?
He sung some songs and criticizing the state government of Tamil Nadu and its Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on the burning issue of Prohibition”. His arrest prompted wide condemnation from human rights organizations, activist groups, political parties and student bodies with notable exceptions of AIADMK and TN Bharatiya Janata Party. The songs went viral through social media and chat apps.
The Gov. considered these songs derogatory, sedition and it is attempting to remove these songs from YouTube.
- Name: Kovan Alias Sivadas
- Occupation: Singer
- Genre: Folk
- From: Tamil Nadu
- Language: Tamil
- Nationality: Indian
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