Case lodged against 40 people in Uttar Pradesh for raising derogatory slogans against CM

The accused, including a candidate for the president's post in the students union election of a local college, had allegedly raised derogatory slogans.

Published: 30th September 2019 03:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th September 2019 03:43 PM   |  A+A-

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

BHADOHI (UP): A case has been registered against 40 people for allegedly raising derogatory slogans against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and others here, police said on Monday.

The accused, including a candidate for the president's post in the students union election of a local college, Luvkush Yadav, had allegedly raised derogatory slogans against the chief minister and also used foul language with the staff at the district collectorate last week, police said.

The accused were angry after District Magistrate Rajendra Prasad cancelled the election to the students union of Kashi Naresh Government Post Graduate College due to heavy rains on Tuesday last. Police added that the video of the incident went viral on Sunday after which an FIR was lodged.

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