A Punjab court has issued a see to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge in a Rs 100-crore defamation case filed in opposition to him for „defamatory” remarks in opposition to the Bajrang Dal and comparing it to the outlawed PFI in his occasion’s Karnataka poll manifesto.
A Punjab court has issued a see to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge in a Rs 100-crore defamation case filed in opposition to him for „defamatory” remarks in opposition to the Bajrang Dal and comparing it to the outlawed PFI in his occasion’s Karnataka poll manifesto. The glory used to be issued by the court on Could possibly possibly 12 on a petition filed by Hindu Suraksha Parishad nationwide president Hitesh Bhardwaj. The date for submitting of reply to the see has been mounted for July 10.
„That the respondent issued an election manifesto sooner than the notify of Karnataka for the elections. In the stated manifesto, at para amount 10, the defendant issued defamatory statements in opposition to the Bajrang Dal, a unit of the Hindu Suraksha Parishad, by declaring to ban the organisation and comparing it to outlawed organisations love the Standard Entrance of India (PFI)…,” the petitioner has submitted.
The central authorities had banned the PFI final year.
The petitioner’s lawyer, Lalit Garg, on Monday stated just a few days in the past, Bhardwaj had filed the defamation swimsuit sooner than the court here.
„The comparability of the Bajrang Dal with the PFI has impaired the title and honour of the contributors of the Bajrang Dal and the Hindu Suraksha Parishad, who amount in the crores, and also defames the followers of Lord Hanuman, who is reverentially worshipped by crores of Hindu practitioners and others,” Garg stated.
The petitioner has demanded particular damages on amount of effort inflicted to their recognition and honour and „he has filed a Rs 100-crore defamation swimsuit”, Bhardwaj’s counsel stated.
Garg stated the Bajrang Dal, which is a social organisation, has accomplished many works for humanity.
In its Karnataka meeting poll manifesto, which used to be launched on Could possibly possibly 2, the Congress stated it is a long way dedicated to rob agency and decisive motion in opposition to participants and organisations such because the Bajrang Dal and the PFI „spreading hatred” amongst communities on the grounds of caste and faith.
The motion will include a „ban” in opposition to such organisations, in step with manifesto of the Congress that won the Could possibly possibly 10 polls, bagging 135 of the 224 meeting seats in the southern notify. The BJP and the former high minister H D Deve Gowda-led Janata Dal (Secular) secured 66 and 19, respectively.