Toolkit case: Chhattisgarh HC stays FIR against BJP leaders Raman Singh, Sambit Patra

In a reprieve for former Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Sambit Patra, Chhattisgarh High Court on Monday stayed the FIR against the two BJP leaders in connection with the alleged fake toolkit case.

The National Students Union of India (NSUI) had in May lodged an FIR against Singh and Patra over the fake toolkit.

After filing of the FIR, NSUI national president Neeraj Kundan in a tweet had said, “An FIR has been lodged by NSUI Chhattisgarh against the false propaganda of Sambit Patra and Raman Singh.”

“Even in this time of pandemic, the BJP is catering to its only aim: ‘Save (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi’s image by spreading lies, but the BJP is ok if the nation dies. They are only bothered about their ‘fake image’,” Kundan said.

The FIR was registered after Congress wrote to Delhi Police Commissioner seeking registration of FIR against Union Minister Smriti Irani, BJP leaders JP Nadda, Sambit Patra, BL Santhosh, and others over the alleged fake toolkit.


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