Defamation case against Modi for alleged anti-Nehru remarks

The case was filed yesterday by Youth Congress state Secretary Charmesh Sharma at the court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate, which has decided to hear the matter on July 6.
Sharma alleged that at a public meeting of the BJP at Gandhinagar in Gujarat on June 5, Modi had said that Nehru had "done nothing for children".

The Congress activist said he and other followers and admirers of Nehru were "deeply heart and pained" by Modi's comments which he had heard on a private television channel and read on a website.

In the petition, he pointed out that Nehru's birth anniversary on November 14 is observed as Children's Day across India because of his contribution to child welfare.Sharma said he has enclosed video recording of the telecast and photocopies of the website report with his petition

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