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Mysuru professor arrested for ‘insulting’ Lord Rama

B P Mahesh Chandra Guru was sent to prison by a judicial first class magistrate after he refused to avail bail.

University of Mysuru, Lord Rama, hindu fanatics, hindu fanaticism, religious sentiments, hindu religious sentiments, india news According to Mysuru police, Guru was a guest at a function in the HRD centre and delivered a speech in which he “insulted” Rama.

A 59-year-old professor of journalism at University of Mysuru, who allegedly hurt religious sentiments by “insulting” Lord Rama in a speech at a function at HRD centre in Mysuru last year, was arrested Friday and remanded in judicial custody for three days.

B P Mahesh Chandra Guru was sent to prison by a judicial first class magistrate after he refused to avail bail. A case was registered against him at the Jayalakshmi Puram police station.

According to Mysuru police, Guru was a guest at a function in the HRD centre and delivered a speech in which he “insulted” Rama. Guru is known to be outspoken and his views on various issues, including politicians, has earlier drawn the ire of various groups.

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First published on: 19-06-2016 at 03:32:42 am
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