Lucknow: An FIR has been registered against Udaynidhi Stalin and Priyank Kharge for their remarks against Sanatan Dharma. Stalin, son of Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, MK Stalin is a minister while Kharge is minister in Karnataka.
On Wednesday, an FIR was lodged against the ministers in the civil lines police station of Rampur, Uttar Pradesh under section 153 A and 295 A of Indian Penal Code (IPC).
FIR lodged against Stalin and Kharge
According to superintendent of police (SP), Rampur, Ashok Kumar Shukla, lawyers Ram Singh Lodhi and Harsh Gupta had filed a complaint against Udaynidhi Stalin and Priyan Kharge accusing both of speaking derogatory words against Sanatan Dharma.
The lawyers said that on September 4 a news item was carried in an English newspaper in which it was stated that Stalin compared Sanatan Dharma with diseases like Dengue, Malaria and Covid.
Stalin even went ahead to call for the eradication of this disease.
As per the complaint, later on Tuesday Karnataka minister Priyank Kharge supported the statement of Stalin which had hurt the sentiments of Hindus.
Advocate Ram Singh said Stalin had tried to create a rift in the society and instigate hatred hence strict action be taken against him.
'Booty of ₹10 crore on Udaynidhi Stalin's head'
Earlier Ayodhya seer Mahant Paramhans Acharya had announced a booty of Rs 10 crore on the head of Udaynidhi Stalin.
On Monday the seer said in Ayodhya that whosoever beheads Stalin would get Rs 10 crore reward from him.