FIR against Assam teacher for derogatory remarks on PM Modi


A government school teacher from Assam’s Goalpara district has landed in trouble on Tuesday for posting derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Social Media.

An FIR has been lodged against teacher in Goalpara district after he allegedly posted a derogatory comment on PM Modi on social media, SP Amitav Sinha said on Monday.

The FIR was lodged against Abu Taleb, a Hindi teacher at Lakhipur Higher Secondary School, on the basis of two complaints — from a local BJP member and from the Inspector of Schools, Goalpara.

Taleb has been suspended by the Inspector of Schools with inquiry pending upon him on the matter.

In similar instances previously, an FIR was filed against a man from Balliadistrict in Uttar Pradesh for posting derogatory remarks on PM Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media in July last year.

Similarly, Mumbai cyber police in July 2017 had filed an FIR against All India Bakchod co-founder Tanmay Bhat for allegedly “insulting” the prime minister through a tweet.

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