Yogi Adityanath: Former UP governor booked for sedition for derogatory remarks against Yogi Adityanath

News Desk: Former Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi has been booked by the state police under sections 153A (promoting enmity between two groups on grounds of religion, race etc), 153B (imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration), 124A (sedition) and 505(1) (B)-(intent to cause fear or alarm to the public) for his alleged derogatory remarks against the chief minister Yogi Adityanath-led government.

The FIR was lodged on the complaint of BJP leader Akash Saxena at Civil Lines police station in Rampur district on Sunday night.

Saxena alleged Qureshi trying to create tension and hatred between communities

On Saturday, the former governor visited Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan’s wife at her residence in Rampur.

Saxena, in his complaint, alleged that Qureshi compared the BJP led state government to a demon, while addressing the media after the meeting.

He also alleged that Qureshi wants to create tension and hatred among communities.

“His intentional statement is becoming increasingly viral on social media, due to which the atmosphere of UP, including Rampur, is also likely to deteriorate” he said.