Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had asserted that there is historical evidence of “Godse being a disciple of Savarkar”.
The 42-year-old state president of the Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) is accused of providing false information in his affidavit submitted along with his nomination paper.
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes has decided to participate as an intervener in the case of former chief minister of the state Ajit Jogi before the Chattisgarh High Court.
As part of the statewide protest, effigies of the two former chief ministers were burnt in 300 places.
The FIR was registered on the basis of a complaint filed by BJP leader Sameera Paikra, who alleged that Jogi had misused fake caste certificate.
Amit is also state president of the regional outfit Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) floated by his father in June 2016.
Amit Jogi was arrested for allegedly giving false information in the affidavit regarding his place and date of birth during the 2013 Assembly elections.
The case has been registered under the Section 10 of Chhattisgarh SC-ST-OBC (Regulation of Social Status Certification) Act.
Singhdeo, a senior Congress leader has been recently appointed by the party interim president Sonia Gandhi as chairman of the screening committee for the forthcoming Jharkhand Assembly polls.
Jogi's announcement came after the government committee, constituted on directions of the High Court found that Jogi is not entitled to benefits meant for the tribal communities.
The 73-year-old former bureaucrat-turned-politician who asserted himself as belonging to a Kanwar tribe has been embroiled in a deep controversy related to his caste background for the past several ye
The SIT had summoned them to its officer to record their voice sample on different dates.
He also said that he will write to the National Commission for Women to act against the Chief Minister.
As the party carried out significant appointments in the party unit in Chhattisgarh, Renu Jogi, the wife of former chief minister Ajit Jogi, has been ousted from the post of party vice-president.