Hindu terror remarks: Case filed against Kamal Haasan under various sections

Hindu terror remarks: Case filed against Kamal Haasan under various sections

In a column published in weekly magazine Kamal Hassan wrote that earlier right wing Hindus used to argue but without indulging in violence but as their "cunningness" started to fail, they began to resort to violence.

Amid heated uproar from right-wing outfits over Tamil actor Kamal Haasan's Hindu terror remark and a defamation case lodged against him on Friday in Varanasi, multilingual actor Prakash Raj on Friday backed Haasan - taking a dig at the BJP-ruled central and state governments.

Among those who joined the chorus to support Kamal Haasan are leading Tamil actors Arvind Swami and Prakash Raj.

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The actor has been booked under sections 500 (Punishment for defamation), 511, 298 (hurting religious sentiment), 295-A (intend to outrage religious feelings), and 505-C (attempt to incite hatred enmity between classes) of the Indian Penal Code.

The court will hear the complaint on 4 November, he said. "Going from "Truth alone triumphs" to "Might alone triumphs" will make us all barbaric".

A native of Jaunpur district, Tripathi practices in Varanasi district court. "Any person who uses abusive language for people belonging to Hindu faith does not have the right to live on this holy land and they should get death in return of their remarks", said Pandit Ashok Sharma, national vice president of the outfit told TOI.

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The application was moved by a lawyer Kamlesh Chandra Tripathi. But once this tactic failed, they started using muscle power instead of dialogue.

"The right-wing can not challenge anyone asking the question - show me one Hindu terrorist". "Just asking", tweeted Prakash Raj, a popular name in the Kannada, Telugu and Tamil film industries". Reacting to Sharma's statement, he wrote on Saturday, "Do you think this is what he was referring to".

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