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    Shiladitya Dev in trouble; two FIRs lodged against the BJP’s Hojai MLA

    Recently, Dev alleged that noted Assamese literary figure Late Syed Abdul Malik was an ‘intellectual jihadi’.

    GUWAHATI: The ruling BJP’s Hojai MLA Shiladitya Dev, who often comes to the limelight for his controversial remarks, has been in trouble as two FIRs were lodged against him till Sunday.

    Recently, Dev alleged that noted Assamese literary figure Late Syed Abdul Malik was an ‘intellectual jihadi’. His controversial remark provoked the conscious citizens of the state and sparked a wave of protests and condemnations.  

    In protest against Dev’s comment, the Sadou Asom Garia-Moria-Deshi Jatiya Parishad lodged an FIR at the Torabari police station in western Assam’s Barpeta district while the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee’s minority department chairman Salman Khan lodged an FIR at the Hatigaon police station here.

    In the FIR, the Parishad said, “MLA Dev’s statement has defamed and shamed the indigenous people of the state. Insulting the entire indigenous people of the state by terming late Syed Abdul Malik an ‘intellectual jihadi’, for he was a Muslim, is unpardonable. The controversial MLA has intended to fuel communal hatred, conflict and division among the indigenous communities by terming late Malik as an ‘intellectual jihadi’.”

    Khan said, “MLA Dev’s acts are prejudicial to the maintenance of harmony between different groups and communities in the state Assam. In the greater interest of the people of Assam and to maintain the law and order, I cordially request you to immediately arrest the accused Shiladitya Dev and take legal action against him as per law.”

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