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Prashant Bhushan booked for hurting religious sentiments over Lord Krishna tweet

The Case Was Last Evening Registered On The Basis Of A Complaint By Akhil Bharat Hindu Maha Sabha President Yogendra Verma At Civil Lines Police Station, Police Said On Thursday.

PTI | Updated on: 06 Apr 2017, 02:38:51 PM
Prashnat Bhushan booked for 'offensive' remarks (File Photo)


Lawyer-politician Prashant Bhushan, who has "offensive" remarks against Lord Krishna, has been booked for hurting religious sentiments. 

The case was last evening registered on the basis of a complaint by Akhil Bharat Hindu Maha Sabha president Yogendra Verma at civil lines police station, police said on Thursday. 

Verma alleged that religious sentiments of many people were hurt by the Swaraj Abhiyan founder's remarks against LordKrishna.

"Romeo loved just one lady, while Krishna was a legendary eve-teaser. Would Adityanath have the guts to call his vigilantes anti-Krishna squads?" Bhushan had tweeted on Sunday while criticising the 'anti-Romeo' drive in UP.

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He had, however, apologised for his remarks and deleted the controversial tweets. Several complaints against Bhushan over his remarks onLord Krishna were lodged in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. His effigies were also burnt in Mathura and Vrindaban. PTI CORR

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First Published : 06 Apr 2017, 02:23:00 PM