Bihar court summons Raj Thackeray
Raj Thackeray summoned for a provocative statement against migrants in Mumbai in 2008.
Darbhanga: A Bihar court on Saturday summoned MNS chief Raj Thackeray for clarifying his position in connection with a complaint against the latter`s alleged provocative statement against migrants from northern India in Mumbai in 2008.
Darbhanga district Judge Sushil Kumar ordered the issue
of summon to Thackeray asking him to present his side in the
court by September 3.
"Thackeray can appear in the court in person or through
his lawyer to explain the position," Kumar ordered.
A social activist Ramlakhan Mishra alias Ramu Mishra of
Benipur sub-division had earlier filed a complaint alleging
that the MNS supremo had made provocative speeches against
migrants from northern India in Mumbai in 2008 that had hurt
"Such statements have also dealt blow to the country`s
integrity and unity," he had alleged.