A case has been registered in opposition to BJP MP from Aonla in Uttar Pradesh Dharmendra Kashyap and his associates in Uttarakhand’s Almora district for allegedly making a ruckus at the Jageshwar Dham temple and misbehaving with the monks, officers stated at this time.
This comes a day after a video purportedly displaying Dharmendra Kashyap and his associates partaking in a heated argument with the temple monks went viral on social media.
Facing criticism from opposition events, the state BJP stated it’s gathering particulars of the incident and can apprise the central management of it.
“The FIR has been registered under sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) of the Indian Penal Code against the MP and his friends,” Sub-Inspector Gopal Singh Bisht stated.
Dharmendra Kashyap and his associates visited the temple on Saturday afternoon to carry out a puja. The temple is closed for guests after 6 pm each day in compliance with the Covid tips. However, the MP and his mates stayed contained in the temple even after 6.30 pm, Jageshwar Dham Mandir Samiti supervisor Bhagwan Bhatt stated.
When the MP and his associates have been requested to go away, he acquired offended and started abusing the monks and misbehaving with them, he alleged, including that some monks have been even pushed.
The incident drew sharp reactions from opposition events, who termed it an insult to the monks and the ”Devbhoomi”.
State Congress chief Ganesh Godiyal stated the insult of monks is not going to be tolerated and that this incident displays Dharmendra Kashyap’s “arrogance”.
Senior Congress chief and Jageshwar MLA Govind Singh Kunjwal staged a sit-in, demanding a public apology from Dharmendra Kashyap for insulting the monks. He additionally sought motion in opposition to the BJP MP.
Congress and Aam Aadmi Party staff additionally burnt effigies of the BJP at numerous locations to protest Dharmendra Kashyap’s misconduct.
State BJP chief Madan Kaushik stated particulars of the incident are being gathered and the get together’s central management shall be knowledgeable about it.
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