Former Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Aziz Qureshi charged for sedition for His Remarks

Rajasree Roy

Former Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Aziz Qureshi has been charged for sedition over his alleged derogatory remarks against the Yogi Adityanath government. Police said on Monday.

According to PTI, a First Information Report (FIR) was filed on Sunday, 5 September. Yesterday, Following this complaint, BJP leader Akash Kumar Saxena lodged the FIR at the Civil Lines Police Station in the Rampur district. 

He alleged that the Former Governor made a derogatory statement. He compared the Yogi Adityanath government with a “blood-sucking demon”. According to him, this statement is sensual and harmful. This statement can cause conflict between communities.

Saxena gave a pen drive to police with that FIR as a piece of evidence. He also said Aziz Qureshi’s remarks have been aired and broadcasted on several channels.

To reply to this, 81 years old Aziz Qureshi said that his words are “being misquoted”. All these FIRs and cases are to politically and emotionally harm him and mislead the unrest country. 

Here former Governor Aziz Qureshi has been charged for sedition under those articles, for his statement:

  • 124A ( Sedition) 
  • 153A. Promoting enmity between two groups on grounds of religion, community. 
  • 153B. (imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration)
  • 505(1)(B) (intent to cause fear or alarm to the public)

About Former Governor Aziz Qureshi

Aziz Qureshi was an Indian politician and still being a shade of Indian Politics of Uttar Pradesh and also of India. He is the senior most Indian National Congress leader. He served as Governor of Uttar Pradesh in 2014. Qureshi had also previously served as 15th Governor of Mizoram. He was also the Governor of Uttarakhand and also appointed as a Governor of Uttar Pradesh in 2012. In 1973, Aziz Qureshi served as minister of Madhya Pradesh also. Born on 24th April 1940, he is now 81 years old Indian citizen.

After having this much of his political career he now got filed for sedition. This is also defamatory as a senior citizen politician. Till now police reported that whatever actions will be necessary, will be taken further. 

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