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149 cases filed against posts targeting Kerala CM: Congress leader

IANS  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

of Opposition on Tuesday said on the floor of the Assembly that 149 cases were registered against various people for posting remarks against Vijayan on social media, while nothing happened to the complaints lodged by other political leaders.

"What is happening in is similar to the developments in ruled by Yogi Adityanath," said amidst cheer from the opposition benches.

On Tuesday, the asked the government to release Prashant Kanojia, who was recently arrested by the for posting a tweet mocking

"While as many as 149 cases have been registered against people for posting remarks against Vijayan, nothing happened when I complained about being defamed on Also, no case was registered against those who defamed former Oommen Chandy," said.

Government servants are also in the list of people against whom cases have been registered for defaming Vijayan.



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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 18:28 IST