Kangana Ranaut Faces Police Grievance For “Seditious” Instagram Publish

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The grievance mentioned Kangana Ranaut’s posts can excite disaffection in direction of republic of India (File)

New Delhi:

The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) filed a police grievance in opposition to actor Kangana Ranaut on Saturday for allegedly making “seditious” remarks on the social media.

IYC nationwide secretary Amreesh Ranjan Pandey and Ambuj Dixit, co-coordinator of the outfit’s authorized cell, filed the grievance in opposition to Ms Ranaut on the Parliament Avenue police station in New Delhi.

In the meantime, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Administration Committee (DSGMC) president and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa additionally slammed the actress over her alleged derogatory remarks focusing on Sikhs and mentioned the federal government ought to take motion in opposition to her.

“She ought to both be put in psychological hospital or in jail. We demand strict motion from authorities for her hateful content material on Instagram,” Mr Sirsa mentioned in a tweet.

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement on Friday that the Centre will repeal three contentious farm legal guidelines, Ms Ranaut posted Instagram tales, saying India is a “Jihadist Nation” and calling for dictatorship within the nation, the grievance by the youth wing of the Congress mentioned.

“Kangana Ranaut is a famend actress and has an enormous fan following of greater than 7.eight million (78 lakh) folks on Instagram. Subsequently, her intentional, irresponsible and seditious posts have the flexibility to excite hatred, contempt and disaffection in direction of the republic of India,” it mentioned.

The grievance has been filed for registering an FIR in opposition to the actress beneath sections 124A (sedition), 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of the peace) and 505 (statements conducing to public mischief) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Mr Pandey mentioned.

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