FIR lodged towards Munawwar Rana for evaluating Valmiki to Taliban


An FIR was Friday registered towards poet Munawwar Rana for allegedly inciting non secular emotions by evaluating Valmiki, who wrote Ramayana, with Taliban, police stated.

“FIR has been registered towards Rana on grievance of 1 PL Bharti, who alleged that he damage non secular emotions by evaluating Valmiki with Talilban,” a senior official stated.

The FIR was registered at Hazratganj police station underneath Sections 153A (Selling enmity between completely different teams on floor of faith, race, homeland and so forth.), 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts meant to outrage non secular emotions of any class), 505(1)(B) (with intent to trigger, or which is prone to trigger, worry or alarm to the general public) and the SC/ST atrocities prevention act.

Bharti in his grievance alleged that Rana, in his assertion, damage emotions of Dalits by evaluating Talian with Valmiki and damage emotions of Hindus.

Rana whereas speaking to a channel had stated: “Valmiki turned a God after he wrote the Ramayana, earlier than that he was a dacoit. An individual’s character can change. Equally, the Taliban, for now, are terrorists however folks and characters change.”

“While you discuss Valmiki, you’ll have to discuss his previous. In your faith, you make anybody god. However he was a author and he wrote the Ramayana, however we aren’t in competitors right here,” Rana had stated.

An FIR was registered towards the poet in November final 12 months at Hazratganj police station on related fees for allegedly defending the killings in France over a caricature of Prophet Muhammad.