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Yogi may face legal action for Hanuman remark

IANS  |  Jaipur 

Suresh Mishra, of Sarva Brahmin Mahasabha, has filed a petition in a lower court here seeking permission to file an FIR against Uttar Pradesh for calling Lord Hanuman a Dailt Tribal.

accused Adityanath of hurting the sentiments of Hindus by making the statement at an election rally in

said the petition had been filed under Sections 295, 295(A) and 298 of the Indian Penal Code. The court shall hear the case on December 11.

Earlier, the Mahasabha has demanded an apology from the and threatened legal action if none came in three days.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 14:10 IST
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