The letter found in the pocket of Vanchinathan’s dead body. He had shot himself in the latrine of Maniyachi Railway station
The mlechas of England having captured our country, tread over the sanathana dharma of the Hindus and destroy them. Every Indian is trying to drive out the English and get swarajyam and restore sanathana dharma. Our Raman, Sivaji, Krishnan, Guru Govindan, Arjuna ruled our land protecting all dharmas and in this land they are making arrangements to crown George V, a mlecha, and one who eats the flesh of cows. Three thousand Madrasees have taken a vow to kill George V as soon as he lands in our country. In order to make others know our intention, I who am the least in the company, have done this deed this day. This is what everyone in Hindustan should consider it as his duty.
— sd/- R. Vanchi Aiyar, Shencottah
Vanchinathan, a 25 year old brahmin was working in V O Chidhambaram Pillai’s Swadeshi Shipping Company which was destroyed by the partisan activities of the British Government. Holding Robert William d’Escort Ashe, then Collector of Thirunelveli responsible for the decline of the first Indian Shipping venture that had kindled hope of patriots. Vanchinathan killed Ashe with a single shot and shot himself dead. His uncle V V S Iyer had trained him to do this. V VS Iyer was influenced by …………………………. Savarkar.
Now you know why the word ……Hindu Nationalist….. is hated.