Senior SC lawyer and politician Prashant Bhushan's effigy was burnt in Mathura and Vrindaban on Wednesday for his controversial statement on Lord Krishna. The demonstrators also made a complaint to the police forfiling a criminal case against Bhushan, Swaraj Abhiyan leaderand Supreme Court lawyer.
Bhushan had on Teusday stoked a controversy with certain remarks on Lord Krishna while criticising the 'anti-Romeo' drive in Uttar Pradesh, following which he was booked for hurting religious feelings. The effigy was burnt at Nagar Palika crossing Vrindaban amidst chanting of slogans.
"We all want him to be arrested as he has tried to spoilenvironment with his objectionable tweet on Lord Krishna,"said Fuldol Maharaj. Two applications in Vrindaban and one in Goverdhan have been given to police for filing of FIR by local Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha leaders who participated in the effigy-burning, police said.
"Romeo loved just one lady, while Krishna was a legendaryEve teaser. Would (UP CM Yogi) Adityanath have the guts tocall his vigilantes Anti-Krishna squads?" Bhushan had tweeted.