Congress leaders booked for cutting tri-colour shaped cake



Raipur: A senior Chhattisgarh Congress leader and Raipur City Congress president were on Saturday booked for cutting a cake depicting national flag to celebrate party president Sonia Gandhi's birthday, police said.

A case under relevant sections of Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act was registered against Congress leader Subhash Sharma and city Congress unit president Indarchand Dhadiwal following a complaint from the activist of Rashtrawadi Yuva Manch, additional superintendent of police of Raipur, Lal Ummed Singh told PTI.

The activist in his complaint said that Congress leaders cut a tri-coulour shaped cake on Thursday to celebrate Sonia Gandhi's birthday, which was an insult to the national honour and a case under relevant sections be registered against them, the officer said.

The investigations are on and the leaders concerned would be arrested once it is complete, Singh said.

PTI