Complaint against Kiran Bedi for remark against PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 23:33

Indore: A private criminal complaint has been filed in a court here against former IPS officer and Team Anna member Kiran Bedi over her `Dhritarashtra` remark against Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh.

Indrajeet Singh Bhatia, a lawyer, filed the complaint with First Class Judicial Magistrate Rekha R Chandravanshi yesterday, seeking criminal investigation under Information Technology Act. The court would take up the application on June 22.

"I feel insulted as a citizen that our Prime Minister, who represents crores of Indian voters, has been labelled as Dhritarashtra and his cabinet has been labelled as corrupt," Bhatia said.
Bedi had likened -- on twitter -- the Prime Minister to the blind King Dhritarashtra of Mahabharata for overlooking the corruption around him.

First Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 23:33

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