Talking to a news channel in the past, Javed Akhtar had said without naming the RSS, “Taliban wants an Islamic country. These people want to make Hindu Rashtra
Mumbai: Mumbai Police (Mumbai Police) Lyricist Javed Akhtar (Javed Akhtar) An FIR was registered against him on Monday in connection with his alleged remarks about the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). The 76-year-old lyricist, while talking to a news channel, said without naming the RSS, “Taliban wants an Islamic country. These people want to make a Hindu Rashtra.” Mumbai’s Mulund Police has registered a non-cognizable offense against lyricist Javed. Javed Akhtar had blamed the RSS for his alleged statement comparing it to the Taliban. A lawyer had complained about this.Also Read – Housing sales data: Seven major cities of the country registered a growth of 47 percent year-on-year in the sales of houses
An official said that on the complaint of local advocate Santosh Dubey, this FIR has been registered at the Muland police station. According to the official, “An FIR was registered under Section 500 (punishment for defamation) of the Indian Penal Code.” Also Read – Kabul Mosque Blast: Massive explosion near mosque in Kabul, many civilians killed
Mumbai | Mulund Police has registered a non-cognizable offense against lyricist Javed Akhtar for his alleged statement comparing RSS with Taliban. The complaint was filed by a lawyer.
— ANI (@ANI) October 4, 2021
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The lawyer had last month sent a legal notice to Akhtar for making false and derogatory statements against the RSS. Akhtar, 76, made this statement in an interview given to a news channel. In the interview, he had allegedly described the pro-Hindu ideological organization and the Taliban as one.
Advocate Santosh Dubey, in his notice, had claimed that by making such statements, Akhtar committed offenses under sections 499 (defamation) and 500 (punishment for defamation) of the Indian Penal Code. The lawyer said, “I had earlier sent a legal notice to Akhtar and asked him to apologize for his statement, but he did not do so. Now an FIR has been registered against him based on my complaint.”
RSS worker Vivek Champanerkar also served notice to Javed Akhtar
A court in Thane in Maharashtra on September 27 issued a show cause notice to Bollywood’s renowned lyricist, poet, screenwriter, Javed Akhtar in a defamation suit filed against him for equating the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) with the Taliban. Was ordered on Monday. In the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate and Joint Civil Judge (Senior Division), RSS worker Vivek Champanerkar has filed a case demanding one rupee from Akhtar as compensation. The court ordered issuance of notice, whose reply was sought by November 12.