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Suspended BJP leader Dayashankar Singh on Tuesday has filed a petition in High Court seeking stay on his arrest.

Suspended BJP leader Dayashankar Singh on Tuesday has filed a petition in High Court seeking stay on his arrest.

The hearing on the same will take place on July 28.

A local court on Monday issued a non-bailable warrant against suspended BJP leader on the application of the district police over his derogatory remarks against BSP supremo Mayawati.

The district police had approached the local court for NBW against Dayashankar. It has been issued on Monday.

The CD of the protest was demanded from the district administration. And after its analysis appropriate action will be taken.

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An FIR was lodged against the BJP leader on July 19 by the BSP under the SC/ST Act for his derogatory comments against Mayawati.

The complaint, which was lodged by national secretary of BSP Mewalal Gautam, alleged Singh’s remarks in Mau on July 19 had hurt the feelings of BSP workers and the Dalit community across the country and that they were aimed at provoking them.

Referring to Singh’s comments being telecast on national TV channels, he had said they were so derogatory they could not be mentioned in the complaint and therefore a CD of the same was being submitted.

On July 22, Swati had lodged an FIR against Mayawati, BSP state unit president Ram Achal Rajbhar, national general secretary Naseemuddin Siddiqui and national secretary Mevalal, besides unknown workers, for their derogatory remarks while they protested against Dayashankar’s comments.

The FIR was filed under IPC sections 120B (criminal conspiracy), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, etc), 504 (insult with intent to provoke breach of peace), 506 (criminal intimidation), and 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult modesty of a woman).

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