Right after T Raja Singh controversy erupted, The National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) took cognizance of a viral video from Telangana in which youngsters were seen raising ‘sar tan se juda’ slogans during protests in Hyderabad T Raja Singh on Wednesday.
The NCPCR wrote a letter to the Hyderabad Police Commissioner asking to file an FIR and that the children seen in the video be brought before the Child Welfare Committee. The commission has also asked the commissioner to take measures within seven days and provide a report on the action taken.
NCPCR stated in it’s letter, “As per reports and videos which have surfaced on social media, a shocking revelation shows a video wherein several children in Hyderabad are seen raising slogans of ‘Sar Tan Se Juda’ and demanding that Shri T. Raja Singh, a BJP MLA be hanged. It seems that the children have been influenced and used in the protests as political tools.”
It further added, “ln view of the above, the Commission deems it appropriate to take suo-moto cognizance U/s l3l (l) O of CPCR Act, 2005 since there is a prima-facie violation of relevant provisions under Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and relevant provisions of Laws.”
BJP MLA T Raja Singh posted a video condemning controversial comic Munawar Faruqui whose show was scheduled in Hyderabad. He had threatened to set fire to the venue if the event went forward. He allegedly made insulting remarks against Prophet Muhammad in the video. Soon after the video was released, T Raja Singh was suspended by the BJP.
Several protests took place, there were even calls for his beheading.
T Raja was later arrested in the case and soon after released on bail. T Raja promised to upload part two of the video soon after it was released.
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