An FIR has been registered towards actor Kangana Ranaut in Mumbai on Tuesday following a criticism by members of the Sikh group for allegedly utilizing derogatory language towards them on social media, information company PTI reported. The FIR was filed by Amarjeet Singh Sandhu, a 47-year-old Mumbai-based businessman, together with leaders of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Administration Committee (DSGMC) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).
The complainants accused Ms Ranaut of “deliberately and intentionally” portraying the farmers’ protest (Kisan Morcha) as a “Khalistani” motion and calling the Sikh group “Khalistani terrorists”.
“Khalistani terrorists could also be arm twisting the federal government at this time… However let’s not neglect one lady… The one lady prime minister ne inn ko apni jooti ke neeche crush kiya tha (the one lady PM who crushed them beneath her footwear). Regardless of how a lot struggling she induced to this nation… she crushed them like mosquitoes at the price of her personal life… Lekin desh okay tukde nahi hone diye (however she didn’t let the nation get divided),” the controversial actor had posted on Instagram lately.
The FIR was lodged on the suburban Khar police station a day after the criticism towards the actor.
Ms Ranaut (34) was booked beneath part 295A (deliberate and malicious acts, meant to outrage non secular emotions of any class by insulting its faith or non secular beliefs) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and additional investigation was underway, an official informed PTI. A delegation led by Mr Sirsa had met Maharashtra Dwelling Minister Dilip Walse Patil and prime officers of the Mumbai police and demanded motion towards Ms Ranaut.
Ms Ranaut was final 12 months requested to apologise for her “derogatory” tweet on an aged lady who she stated was “obtainable for Rs 100”, suggesting she may be employed to attend protests. The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Administration Committee (DSGMC) had despatched a authorized discover to the actor.
“Now we have despatched a authorized discover to @KanganaTeam for her derogatory tweet calling the aged mom of a farmer as a girl obtainable for Rs 100. Her tweets painting farmers’ protests as anti-national. We demand an unconditional apology from her for her insensitive remarks on farmers protest,” DSGMC chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa had tweeted then.