Addressing a BJP workers’ meeting here, he accused Khan of grabbing the department’s land and misappropriating funds for madrasas. Raza is the minister of state for science and technology, electronics, information technology, Muslim Waqf and Haj.
Senior counsel Harish Salve, an amicus curiae in the matter, informed the bench that he will file the application.
Powerful plastic explosive PETN (Pentaerythritol tetranitrate) was recovered from the UP Assembly on July 12. SP leader Azam Khan said on Monday that those running the Centre and the state are answerable to the people about it.
“Politicians who make such statement should be finished off within five minutes without even registering a case on it,” Rinwa said.
Ajay Kumar, SHO of Chandpur police station in Bijnor, said the FIR was registered on Friday under IPC Sections 124 A (sedition), 131 (abetting mutiny), and 505 (statements conducing to public mischief).
Two police complaints have been registered against Azam Khan in Uttar Pradesh’s Hazrat Ganj and Rampur Civil Lines police stations in connection with his controversial remarks on the Indian army.
“I am BJP’s item girl, they don’t have anyone else to talk about. They even fought elections here (Uttar Pradesh) focusing on me,” ANI quoted him as saying on Thursday.
“I request both Modiji and Yogiji to end the anarchy and bring rule of law. So many railway reservations were cancelled and youngsters did not return to their homes for Eid, fearing some untoward incident in the trains. This should end,” said Azam Khan.
Azam Khan’s comments drew the ire of the BJP, with party spokesperson Sambit Patra accusing Khan of repeatedly trying to divide the country.
The report points out that most of the Waqf is for the poor. “Its top regulating body i.e UP Sunni Waqf board has failed to help even a single needy out of 3 crore 90 lakh Sunni Muslims in the last 12 years.
Azam Khan had said that under the Yogi Adityanath-led government and the prevailing situation in the state, men should try and keep their women indoors.
The SP leader also took a jibe at the UP government regarding the recent Bulandshahr incident where eight members of a family were looted and four women were gangraped at the Jewar-Bulandshahr highway.
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan had threatened to blow up a guest house in Jauhar University if anyone tried to lay a hand on it,
In his letter on April 10, Congress leader Faisal Khan Lala had made 14 charges against Azam Khan, accusing him of misusing power in Rampur, and also sought a probe.
Azam Khan has always managed to ruffle quite a few feathers with his language.