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Digvijaya Singh booked for hurting religious feelings

AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh was booked by police here today over his alleged post about the madrassas (seminaries) and the RSS-run Saraswati Sishu Mandirs.

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AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh was booked by police here today over his alleged post about the madrassas (seminaries) and the RSS-run Saraswati Sishu Mandirs.

Police registered the case under section 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) of IPC against the Congress leader.

In his post on a social networking site on February 22, Singh allegedly equated the schools run by the madrssas and RSS, saying that both spread "hatred".

A complaint in this regard was lodged by Majlis Bachao Tehreek (MBT) leader Amjed Ullah Khan, said Dabeerpura police inspector C Venkanna Naik.

"We have registered a case under section 295 A of IPC and are investigating," the officer told

 

(This article has not been edited by DNA's editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

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