It’s alleged that the CM’s father just lately made a controversial enchantment to folks to boycott Brahmins by terming them as “foreigners”.

It’s alleged that the CM’s father just lately made a controversial enchantment to folks to boycott Brahmins by terming them as “foreigners”.

The Raipur Police have arrested Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel’s father, Nand Kumar Baghel, from Delhi in a case registered towards him for
allegedly making derogatory remarks towards a neighborhood, an official stated right here on Tuesday.

After being introduced from the nationwide capital, Nand Kumar Baghel was produced in a neighborhood courtroom which despatched him to jail below judicial remand for 15 days, he stated.

The CM had strongly disapproved of the objectionable remarks allegedly made by his 86-year-old father and asserted no one is above legislation.

“Nand Kumar Baghel was arrested and introduced from Delhi to Raipur on Tuesday.” Raipur Further Superintendent of Police Tarkeshwar Patel stated.

He was produced within the courtroom of Judicial Justice of the Peace First Class (JMFC) Janak Kumar Hidko who despatched him to 15-day judicial custody, he added.

In line with police, the octogenarian didn’t apply for bail.

The case towards Nand Kumar Baghel was lodged on Saturday night time on the DD Nagar police station in Raipur on a criticism filed by the ‘Sarv Brahmin Samaj’ towards him.

He was charged below Indian Penal Code Sections 153-A (selling enmity between completely different teams on grounds of faith, race, native land, residence, language) and 505(1)(b) (with intent to trigger, or prone to trigger, worry or alarm to public, or to any part of public whereby any individual could also be induced to commit offence towards the State or towards public tranquility), police had stated.

The outfit, in its criticism, alleged that the CM’s father just lately made a controversial enchantment to folks to boycott Brahmins by terming them as “foreigners”, and requested folks to not allow them to enter of their villages.

The organisation additionally accused Nand Kumar Baghel of asking folks to “evict” Brahmins from the nation.

The organisation had stated a video of the purported feedback of the CM’s father was out there on social media platforms.

In line with the police, Nand Kumar Baghel reportedly made the remarks whereas addressing an occasion in Uttar Pradesh just lately.

After an argument erupted over the alleged remarks of his father, the Chief Minister had stated he was pained and asserted no one was above legislation and police will take acceptable motion within the matter.

“The remarks made by my father Nand Kumar Baghel towards a particular class have come to my consideration. The feedback have damage the feelings of the category in addition to (affected) social concord and I’m additionally pained by them,” Bhupesh Baghel had stated in an announcement.

“No one is above legislation below my authorities even when he’s the chief minister’s 86-year-old father,” the Congress CM had added.

The assertion additional reiterated that Chhattisgarh authorities respects each faith, caste and neighborhood and their sentiments, and offers equal significance to everybody.



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