Case against Modi for alleged anti-Nehru remarks

A defamation case has been filed by a Congress worker at a court here against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the country`s first prime minister Jahawarlal Nehru.

Bundi: A defamation case has been filed by a Congress worker at a court here against Gujarat Chief
Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly making derogatory remarks
against the country`s first prime minister Jahawarlal Nehru.

The case was filed yesterday by youth Congress state
secretary Charmesh Sharma at the court of the chief judicial
magistrate, which has decided to hear the matter on July 6.

Sharma alleged that at a public meeting of the BJP at
Gandhinagar in Gujarat on June 5, Modi had said that Nehru had
"done nothing for children".

The Congress activist said he and other followers and
admirers of Nehru were "deeply heart and pained" by Modi`s
comments, which he had heard on a private television channel
and read on a website.

In the petition, he pointed out that Nehru`s birth
anniversary on November 14 is observed as Children`s Day
across India because of his contribution to child welfare.

Sharma said he has enclosed video recording of the
telecast and photocopies of the website report with his
petition.

PTI

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