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New complaint against Vadra in Jaipur court

Oct 11, 2012 22:27 IST

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Jaipur: A lawyer today filed complaint in a local court seeking action against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra for his reported comment 'Mango man in Banana republic' on a social networking site.

The complaint in the court of Judicial Magistrate No 32 sought action against Vadra under section 121 (A) (sedition), 153 (A) (promoting enmity between different groups), 500 and 501 (defamation) of IPC.

Robert Vadra. AFP.

Hearing in the matter is slated for October 18. The lawyer, A C Upadhyay, alleged in his complaint that Vadra has insulted the Constitution and citizens of India with his comment.

He also produced clippings of newspapers as evidence. The comment was made by Vadra recently on his Facebook account after a controversy broke out over his business deals with realty major DLF.

PTI