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Complaint registered against BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech

10 Apr 2017 | By Mansi Motwani
All about T Raja Singh's controversial statement

A police complaint has been filed against BJP MLA from Hyderabad, T Raja Singh, for indulging in hate speech at a Ram Navami event in Hyderabad.

The complaint was filed by Amjed Ullah Khan, spokesperson for the Majlis Bachao Tehreek (MBT).

Dabeerpura police booked the MLA under IPC Section 295(A), related to deliberate and malicious reiterations for the purpose of outraging religious sentiments.

In context: All about T Raja Singh's controversial statement

BackgroundWho is T Raja Singh?

T Raja Singh belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party and is the Member of the Legislative Assembly from Hyderabad.

He represents the assembly constituency of Goshamal.

The BJP MLA is known for his right-wing activities and controversial statements, especially against Muslims.

He has numerous cases of hate-speech pending against him.

05 Apr 2017Will behead those opposing construction of Ram Mandir: Raja Singh

In a viral video, BJP MLA from Hyderabad, T Raja Singh, was heard threatening those against the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

In the video, the MLA asserted that the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya would begin very soon.

The MLA further added that he welcomed those against the construction of the temple, as he was waiting to behead them.

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What T Raja Singh said

T Raja Singh said, "Someone was saying if Ram Mandir is built in Ayodhya they will create chaos in entire country. We were waiting for this day for the past several years so that when you traitors raise your heads, we will behead you."

10 Apr 2017Complaint registered against BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech

T Raja Singh meant what he said

When a statement was sought from him, Raja Singh said, "I made my statement for those people who said that they will create ruckus if the Ram Temple was constructed in Ayodhya. For its construction, we can sacrifice our lives and even kill others."