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Muslim board files complaint against BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya for her 'Babri Masjid demolition' remark

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): All India Ulama Board on Monday filed a complaint to lodge an FIR against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for hurting sentiments of the Muslim community with her Babri Masjid demolition remark.

 Muslim board files complaint against BJPs Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya for her Babri Masjid demolition remark

BJP candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur. PTI

The complaint has been filed at Aishbagh Police Station. The Muslim board has urged to lodge an FIR against Thakur under Sections 124A, 153A, 153B, 147, 505A, 298 and 295 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

The District Election Officer and Collector Sudam Khade had on Monday directed the police to file an FIR against Thakur for her remark on the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.

The Election Officer found her statement in violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) which is in force during polling.

On 21 April, Thakur had said: "I will go to construct the Ram Temple. I have said it yesterday and I am not denying it that I had gone there. I have demolished Babri structure. He is my Ram ji and no one can stop me from making a grand Ram Temple. The nation is Ram, Ram is a nation."

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Updated Date: Apr 23, 2019 10:31:06 IST