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BJP MLA Raja Singh booked for giving hate speech in Karnataka

BJP MLA Raja Singh booked for giving hate speech in Karnataka

BENGALURU: Karnataka police registered a case against BJP MLA T. Raja Singh Lodh following his inflammatory speech during a rally in Yadgir district on Thursday evening.

During his address at the Yadagiri’s Virat Hindu Samavesh convention, Raja Singh, who represents Goshamahal Assembly constituency brandished a sword on the stage and asked Hindu men to keep swords in their houses.

He was seen saying in a video that, “In the near future, every Hindu youth will have to brandish a sword for Akhand Hindu Rashtra. If had no weapon you can’t protect neither yourself nor your family. You can do nothing without weapon,” Raja Singh, is heard saying in a video ( From time code: 12:26- 13.00).

During his December 12 speech, he also attacked the government of Karnataka over Tipu Jayanti celebrations (From 5:00 to 5:33).

The Yadgir police conducted a probe after the video of his provocative speech went viral and registered a case against Raja Singh under 143/145/147/149/153A of IPC sections and Indian arms act for brandishing a sword during his address.

The BJP MLA known for making fiery speeches has already many cases booked against him in Hyderabad.