Chhattisgarh CM’s father Nand Kumar Baghel urged individuals to “boycott Brahmins” and termed them “foreigners” throughout an occasion in Uttar Pradesh, the Sarv Brahmin Samaj has alleged. 

Reported by HT Correspondent | Written by Meenakshi Ray, Raipur

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel’s father, Nand Kumar Baghel, was on Tuesday despatched to 15-day judicial custody by a neighborhood court docket in Raipur for allegedly making derogatory remarks towards the Brahmin neighborhood, superintendent of police Prashant Agarwal mentioned. Agarwal mentioned he was produced in a court docket and despatched to jail. The 86-year-old Nand Kumar Baghel was booked final week for allegedly saying that Brahmins must be boycotted. 

In line with officers, a case for selling enmity between totally different teams was registered towards the CM’s father on the grievance of the Sarv Brahmin Samaj. “A case was registered below Indian Penal Code Sections 153-A (selling enmity between totally different teams on grounds of faith, race, native land, residence, language) and 505(1)(b) (with intent to trigger, or prone to trigger, concern or alarm to the general public, or to any part of public whereby any individual could also be induced to commit an offence towards the state or towards public tranquillity) towards Nand Kumar Baghel (86),” Ajay Yadav, a senior police official, mentioned on Saturday.

The Sarv Brahmin Samaj lodged the grievance towards Chhattisgarh CM’s father, saying Nand Kumar Baghel urged individuals to “boycott Brahmins” and termed them “foreigners” throughout an occasion in Uttar Pradesh.

The chief minister mentioned that “no one is above the regulation” after his father was booked. “No one is above the regulation in my authorities even when he’s the chief minister’s 86-year-old father,” Bhupesh Bhagel mentioned.

“Each individual is equal earlier than my authorities. Everybody is aware of about my ideological variations with my father. Our political ideas and beliefs are totally different. I honour him as his son however as a CM I can’t forgive him for such statements which disturb public order,” he mentioned in a press release.

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