Madras HC initiates contempt proceedings against H Raja for 'derogatory' remarks against judiciary during Ganesh idol procession

Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday began a suo motu contempt proceedings against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary H Raja.

Taking serious cognisance of the 'derogatory' statements made by him against judiciary and police, the court registered a case against Raja.

The court has asked the BJP national secretary to appear before the court in person in four weeks time.

On 14 September, Raja had argued with a police personnel over Ganesh Chaturthi procession route in Pudukottai district. He had used abusive language against Madras High Court and Police during the scuffle. He said 'You(Police) are anti-Hindu and corrupt.'

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Updated Date: Sep 17, 2018 22:32:51 IST

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