Srinagar March 25: Supreme Court Lawyer Dr Abhishek Atrey has issued a defamation notice to Senior Congress Leader Salman Nizami over his comments on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Mr Nizami had written on Twitter: “The man whose man asked hindus to rape dead Muslims is the new UP’s CM, this is Modi India. In another tweet Nizami wrote “Those celebrating #YogiAdityanathshould remember that this country is great only because of its diversity, not coz of these bigots. Nizami on Mar 19 tweeted “Zakir Naik is being hounded despite no evidence agnst him.Yogi Aditynath hs cases of murdr, riots registrd agnst him.
He is made the CM of UP!. This is the fourth incident in a week when someone has been issued notice/ booked for making disparaging remarks against the UP Chief Minister. Yesterday, FIR was registered against Film maker Shirish Kunder at Lucknow’s Hazratganj Police of allegedly making derogatory remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Soon after, the director offered an unconditional apology through his twitter handle. In another case a man called Rahat Khan was arrested from Noida, for allegedly posting “objectionable” images of Yogi Adityanath on social media platforms.
The complainant accuses Rahat Khan of uploading an image on his Facebook page and posting objectionable comments about the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister.