Case Against Chhattisgarh CM's Father for 'Derogatory' Remarks, Baghel Says No One Above Law

Raipur police have registered a case towards Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel’s father Nand Kumar Baghel for allegedly making derogatory feedback towards a neighborhood, an official stated on Sunday. Following a criticism filed by the ’Sarv Brahmin Samaj’, the DD Nagar police right here registered an FIR late Saturday evening towards Nand Kumar Baghel (75), he stated.

The case was registered beneath Indian Penal Code Sections 153-A (selling enmity between totally different teams on grounds of faith, race, native land, residence, language) and 505(1)(b) (with intent to trigger, or more likely to trigger, worry or alarm to public, or to any part of public whereby any particular person could also be induced to commit offence towards the state or towards public tranquility), he stated. The outfit in its criticism alleged that the CM’s father lately made an enchantment to folks to boycott Brahmins by terming them as foreigners, and in addition requested folks to not allow them to enter their villages, the official stated.

Reacting to the case towards father, CM Baghel stated that regulation is supreme and his authorities stands for everybody.

“No one is above the regulation, even when that particular person is my 86-year-old father. The Chhattisgarh authorities respects each faith, sect, neighborhood and their emotions. The remark towards a selected neighborhood by my father, Nand Kumar Baghel, has disturbed the communal peace. I’m additionally saddened by his assertion,” Chief Minister Baghel said, NDTV reported.

“Our political views and beliefs are distinctly different. As a son, I respect him but as the Chief Minister I cannot excuse his mistake which has the potential to disturb the public order,” he added.

It additionally accused Nand Kumar Baghel of constructing derogatory feedback towards Lord Ram, he stated quoting the criticism. The organisation additionally stated a video of the purported feedback of the CM’s father was obtainable on social media platforms, he added.

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