The notice was issued on February 6, a day before Imran Pratapgarhi visited the region to address protesters. Pratapgarhi, who unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha polls from Moradabad on a Congress ticket, joined the protest on February 7.
"The idea is to become an accessible and attractive destination for entertainment and celebrations. This will generate revenue through short term licencing of NMRC’s coaches/trains,” an NMRC official said.
Kapil’s father Gaje Singh has a political background, having unsuccessfully contested MCD elections in 2007 on a BSP ticket. He ran for MCD elections again in 2012 as a BSP member from Khichri Pur, and also contested the assembly elections in 2008, but in vain.
“People like Sharjeel Imam should be publicly hanged and shot dead. They are the people who call for the break-up of the nation. They should be given only such treatment,” said Sangeet Som on Thursday.
“He never came across as violent, but yes, he would often say we must stand up and fight for the Hindu community. We have a WhatsApp group of about 100 people where we would discuss protests and rallies in support of CAA and other issues. He was very active and vocal," said his friend.