A court in Raipur has sent the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister father Nand Kumar Baghel has been sent to 15-days of judicial custody for allegedly making demeaning remarks against the Brahmin community. Chhattisgarh CM’s father was arrested for remark on Brahmins because of his derogatory remarks. The local police arrested Nand Kumar Baghel and took him to the court in Raipur where a case hearing was going on.
Earlier, the Brahmin Community filed an FIR against the 86-years old Nand Kumar Baghel. The FIR says that “Nand Kumar Baghel described Brahmins as “outsiders (foreigners) who should either reform or get ready to go to the Volga from Ganga”.
DD Nagar Police Station in charge Yogita Khaparde said, “The Brahmin community raised an objection to the statement made by Nand Kumar Baghel and complained to the police accusing him of creating tensions and spreading hatred in society.”
What did Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel Said?
While asking about the arrest of his father, CM Bhupesh Baghel said “he respects his father but no one is above the law in our government”.
“I respect my father as a son, but as a chief minister, none of his mistakes, which are going to disturb public order, can be ignored. No one is above the law in our government, even if he is the chief minister’s father,” Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said.