A district court docket in Sangrur has issued summons to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge in a Rs 100 crore defamation case. The court docket of civil decide (senior division) Ramandeep Kaur has summoned Kharge on July 10.
The Chandigarh unit of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) had earlier issued a authorized discover to Kharge accusing him of creating defamatory remarks towards its offshoot Bajrang Dal throughout the just lately concluded Karnataka elections. .
Sangrur-based Hitesh Bhardwaj, the founding father of Hindu Suraksha Parishad Bajrang Dal Hind, had filed the defamation case within the native court docket towards Kharge.
The court docket of civil decide (senior division) Ramandeep Kaur has summoned Kharge on July 10.
Bhardwaj stated that the Congress in its election manifesto within the Karnataka ballot, had talked about that if it was voted to energy, the occasion would take agency and decisive motion towards people and organisations such because the Bajrang Dal and the Well-liked Entrance of India (PFI) that unfold hatred in society within the title of caste and faith.
“I approached the court docket on Thursday after I discovered that on web page quantity 10 of the manifesto, Congress has in contrast Bajrang Dal with the anti-national organisations and likewise promised to ban it in the event that they win the election,” Bhardwaj stated.