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Lord Krishna tweet row: Prashant Bhushan's effigy burnt for 'offensive' remarks

Prashant 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.

PTI | Updated on: 04 Apr 2017, 07:56:46 AM
Prashant Bhushan (File photo)


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.

Read: Complaint filed against Prashant Bhushan for hurting religious sentiments

"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.

Read: Prashant Bhushan's 'offensive' tweet on Lord Krishna triggers row

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First Published : 04 Apr 2017, 07:44:00 AM