Assam Police has recently arrested MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani from Vadgam in Gujarat. Jignesh Mevani’s arrest came in the wake of his two tweets dated April 18, in which he had purportedly described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “supporter of Nathuram Godse”. Arup Kumar De, who filed a police complaint against Mevani, is a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Bodoland area. Speaking to NDTV, Arup Kumar Dey said that “negative” online posts about Prime Minister Narendra Modi hurt BJP workers and people should “be careful” while tweeting about him.
Arup Kumar Dey, a young BJP leader, is an elected member of the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) and an executive member of the council government in charge of the Department of Health and Family Welfare. Mevani has been charged with criminal conspiracy, offenses relating to places of worship, hurting religious sentiments and abetting breach of peace. Dey said that he had been watching Mevani’s tweets for a long time. “He always speaks negatively about PM Modi. We are lucky that Modi ji is our PM and Mevani is trying to associate his name with recent (incidents) violence. Is PM Modi responsible for this? He says Godse is PM Modi’s God, what proof does he have?”
Dey, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader in Bodoland area, said, “We are BJP workers and we will not tolerate such misleading and conspiratorial posts and tweets about Prime Minister Modi ji.” Want to give a message through police complaint against. “Through this complaint, we want to send a message to others, especially public representatives, that they should be careful while tweeting about PM Modi. We filed FIR, imposed strong sections because Mevani belongs to a particular community. wanted to provoke
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Dey says Mevani’s tweet indicated that he was blaming the prime minister for the recent Gujarat violence. One can urge the Prime Minister for peace, but one cannot blame the Prime Minister for the violence in any state. His complaint “has nothing to do with politics or the upcoming election.” He said, “This action of Assam Police has shown that the police here is very active under the regime of dynamic Chief Minister Himanta Sarma. So if any tweet has the potential to create communal disharmony, then we will act like this.” ,
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