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Petition filed in Bihar court docket over UP CM’s “Abba Jaan” barb

A petition was filed earlier than a court docket right here on Monday towards Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, taking exception to the controversial “Abba Jaan” comment he made in considered one of his speeches.
The petition was filed earlier than the court docket of Chief Judicial Justice of the Peace, Muzaffarpur, by Tamanna Hashmi, an area social activist who alleged that the Muslim neighborhood, to which he belongs, was insulted by the remarks of the firebrand BJP chief.
Yogi had reportedly stated on Sunday at an occasion in Kushinagar that it was solely after his ascent to energy in 2017 that the general public distribution system turned efficient in Uttar Pradesh the place ration meant for poor was once eaten up by “those that say Abba Jaan (a time period utilized by Muslims to deal with their fathers)”.
Hashmi, a serial litigant who has lodged petitions towards many politicians previously, has prayed for trial of Yogi underneath IPC sections relating to harm brought on to spiritual sentiments.
The petition is prone to be taken up for listening to sooner or later.

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