New Delhi: Rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon aka Hard Kaur was just charged with sedition for her remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The UK-based artist was booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code for her abusive remarks online against UP CM Adityanath and RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) Chief Mohan Bhagwat.
According to reports, the FIR against the rapper was filed by a lawyer from Varanasi Shashank Shekhar, under IPC Sections 124A (sedition), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups on ground of religion), 500 (defamation), 505 (intent to incite) and Section 66 of the IT Act.
FIR registered under sections 124A (Sedition), 153A, 500, 505 of the Indian Penal Code and 66 IT Act against singer Hard Kaur for her comments against Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and RSS Chief.
FIR registered in Varanasi against singer Hard Kaur for her comments against Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat.
The complaint was filed against Kaur because of the posts on her social media accounts that referred to the UP CM as 'rapeman' and blamed the RSS for Hemant Karkare’s death.
She also accused RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat of numerous terrorist attacks in India including the 26/11 Mumbai and the Pulwama. Reportedly, Shekhar filed the complaint because he was deeply hurt by Kaur’s comments.
According to reports, a police inspector said that the investigation was being handed over to the Crime Branch’s Surveillance Cell. Hard Kaur is known for her many rap songs which have been popularly used in Bollywood movies.