FIR filed against Digvijaya Singh for ‘Madarasa-Shishu Mandir’ remarks

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New Delhi | Updated: February 27, 2017 11:04:43 PM

Digvijay had tweeted: “Is there a difference between Madrasas and Saraswati Shishu Mandir Schools run by RSS? I don’t think so. Both spread Hatred.”

digvijay singh, digvijay singh madarasa remarks, digvijaya singh remarks, digivijaya singh twitter, digvijaya singh madarasa shishu commentsA number of politicians, including Congress? general secretary ranked leaders, Muslim groups and political parties had slammed Singh for his remarks on Twitter. A number of srong reactions were made out by from various Muslim organisations.

Hyderabad police on Monday registered a FIR against senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for hurting regious sentiments. On February 22, Digvijaya had stirred up a controversy by drawing a comparison between Madarasas and  RSS’ Shishu Mandir Schools. Digvijay had tweeted: “Is there a difference between Madrasas and Saraswati Shishu Mandir Schools run by RSS? I don’t think so. Both spread Hatred.” Digvijay has equated madrasas to schools run by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and claimed both spread `hatred’.

A number of politicians, including Congress’ general secretary ranked leaders, Muslim groups and political parties had slammed Singh for his remarks on Twitter. A number of strong reactions were made out by from various Muslim organisations.

The case was registered sections 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) of IPC. A complaint against the Congress leader was made by Majlis Bachao Tehreek (MBT) leader Amjed Ullah Khan, said Dabeerpura police inspector C Venkanna Naik. “We have registered a case under section 295 A of IPC and are investigating,” the officer told

 

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