A case for allegedly “advancing animosity between different religious groups” was enlisted against Aligarh Muslim University former student Sharjeel Usmani in Pune on Tuesday over his discourse at the new Elgar Parishad conclave.
The opposition BJP in Maharashtra had requested action against Sharjeel Usmani, blaming him for “harming religious opinions”.
Pune police commissioner Amitabh Gupta said a case under section 153 (A) of the IPC for promoting enmity between different groups on the ground religion is registered against Sharjeel Usmani.
Further, a local leader named Pradip Gavade of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha had filed a complaint with Swargate police station against Usmani.
Earlier in the date BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis also asked for action on Sharjeel Usmani, alleging that he “insulted feelings of the Hindu community”.
We've requested police to also lodge a case against him u/s 124-A, IPC as he clearly stated he didn't believe in Indian state, Parliament & judiciary. We also said a case should be lodged against the organisers of Elgar Parishad: Pradip Gawade, complainant in FIR against Usmani https://t.co/DfvDhp3Qpj pic.twitter.com/ek1t95tcVO
— ANI (@ANI) February 2, 2021
“We have requested the police to also lodge a case against him under section 124-A, IPC as he clearly stated he didn’t believe in the Indian state, Parliament, and judiciary. We also said a case should be lodged against the organizers of Elgar Parishad,” the complainant said.
Sharjeel Usmani Speech Video
Chk his thoughts abt Hindus..
"आज के हिंदुस्तान का हिंदू समाज पुरी तरह सड चूका है" pic.twitter.com/I1c2H6rfNc
— आलू बोंडा (@ek_aalu_bonda) January 30, 2021
In the speech, he clearly said “Hindu Samaj’ of today is “rotten” to the core”. Further, he said many things about the Hindu community and targeted BJP leader Yogi Government in Uttar Pradesh.
It is also reported that several speakers have given a hateful speech during the time. Some of them were Sharjeel Usmani, Arundhati Roy, and Prashant Kanojia used the stage to spread Hinduphobia.
BJP leaders Demanded Action Against Sharjeel Usmani
Bjp leaders demanded action against him as he tried to unrest different religious groups against the Hindu community. Sharajeel’s Hinduphobic speech at Elgar Parishad in Pune hearted many peoples and several BJP leaders in Maharashtra are demanding strict action against him. But currently, he is not arrested by police and a further case is in progress.
महाराष्ट्रात येऊन थेट हिंदूना सडका म्हणायची मजल जाते. @OfficeofUT याच्यावर कारवाई करणार की नुसत हिंदुत्व सोडल नसल्याच्या गप्पा मारणार?@AnilDeshmukhNCP याच्यावर तातडीने कारवाई व्हायला हवी. pic.twitter.com/vOG2pTZtFA
— Keshav Upadhye (@keshavupadhye) January 31, 2021
Upadhye urged CM Thackeray to take action against Usmani. He said, “Will the CM take action against him or continue with his rhetoric that they have not left Hindutva. State home minister Anil Deshmukh should take action against him.”
currently, he is free and the police didn’t arrest him. But based on FIR against him the case is in progress and the police are doing their work to take the right action.
Sharjeel Usmani Wikipedia, Biography
This controversy and speech created curiosity about Sharjeel Usmani. Mow people want to know who is Sharjeel Usmani and searching for his Wikipedia and Sharjeel’s Biography. According to our sources, he is 23 years old Muslim activist. He is a student of politics. Sharjeel Usmani was born on 6 May 1997. He completed his higher students from AMU alumnus (Full Name: Aligarh Muslim University).
Further, he is an independent researcher of politics. Sharjeel is also National Secretary of Fraternity India. He is one of the most active activists in India. He constantly tweets about his thoughts on controversial political topics.