APCC files police plaint against Hindu Veer Sena member for alleged hate speech

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Congress also claimed that such action of the youth tagged in the Facebook page as Aangch kayed Pathak has invoked the provision of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971
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APCC files police plaint against alleged Hindu Veer Sena member for hate speech

Guwahati: Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Sunday filed a police complaint against one Aangch kayed Pathak for allegedly promoting hate speech thereby showing total disrespect to National Anthem and National Flag through a Facebook video.

The complaint was filed at the Pan Bazar police station by the APCC Social Media and IT Department.

In the Facebook video, Aangch kayed Pathak allegedly stated that the Indian National Anthem doesn’t required to be sung the whole hoisting the National flag tricolour.

APCC in its complaint letter said, “According to him as shown in the video “Facebook Live”, the Indian National Anthem should be changed and that “Jana Gana Mana” shouldn’t not be and must not be our India’s National Anthem. He also further said Mahatma Gandhi should not be addressed as our Father of Nation. He also used disrespectful words for Rabindranath Tagore. He also appealed that the Indian Constitution should be thrown away and the Indian Constitution cannot be followed in India and by its citizens.”

Congress also claimed that such action of the youth tagged in the Facebook page as Aangch kayed Pathak has invoked the provision of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971.

Screenshot of the Facebook Post by alleged Hindu Veer Sena Member Aangch kayed Pathak

Under the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971, the conduct of the youth in his Facebook page violates the provision of the said act and is guilty of section 2 and 3,claimed APCC in the complaint letter.

The copy of the Facebook link and screenshots were also shared by the APCC to the Pan Bazaar police station.

It may also be mentioned that the video has been circulating in the media since Saturday; however, sources informed that the video was posted on August 15, i.e. during the occasion of the 75th Independence Day.

Furthermore, APCC claimed that Aangch kayed Pathak is a member of a Hindu Veer Sena group who is also engaged with BJP as a party member.

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