Mumbai BJP president Mangal Prabhat Lodha discovered the viral picture defamatory. Lodha even claimed that the picture was made viral by the Shiv Sena’s Mumbai unit.
Social media customers have been fast to say that Fadnavis was placing on make-up earlier than the protest. (File picture: PTI)
After a photograph of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis went viral, a discover has been despatched by Mumbai BJP to the town unit of Shiv Sena. Additionally, a written grievance has been lodged with Nagpur police.
The viral picture exhibits a make-up man placing make-up on Fadnavis by which he’s sporting a blue jacket over a white shirt and black trousers. That was what Fadnavis was sporting whereas protesting in opposition to the Maharashtra authorities in Mumbai on Friday.
The BJP put up a ‘Maharashtra Bachao’ (Save Maharashtra) agitation and slammed the Thackeray-led authorities over its dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic. Social media customers have been fast to say that Fadnavis was placing on make-up earlier than the protest.
Mumbai BJP president Mangal Prabhat Lodha discovered the viral picture defamatory. Lodha even claimed that the picture was made viral by the Shiv Sena’s Mumbai unit which stated, “Andolan kartana suddha make-up man sobat, ata bola andolan sizzling ki picture shoot. Hello lok Maharashtra vachvnar.” (Protesting together with a make-up man. Now say whether or not that is protest or photoshoot. These individuals will save Maharashtra.)
Lodha’s lawyer Hitesh Jain stated, “The defamatory submit falsely portrays that earlier than the aforesaid protest, a make-up man was making use of make-up on Devendra Fadnavis and that the protest is nothing however a photoshoot.” In keeping with the discover despatched by Jain, the picture of Fadnavis placing on make-up is definitely fairly previous and was truly taken on the Ramgiri Bungalow in Nagpur when he was the chief minister.
Lodha acknowledged that he himself was current on the BJP workplace in Nariman Level on Could 22 when the occasion together with Fadnavis protested. He acknowledged that “no such factor befell earlier than or throughout the aforesaid protest.” The discover states that the Shiv Sainiks like Rahul Kanal, who is known as within the discover, purposefully circulated the submit on varied social media platforms to malign Lodha. The intention behind publication and circulation of the defamatory submit is to defame and mock the agitation of the occasion which can be led by Fadnavis, acknowledged the five-page discover.
The discover didn’t simply search deletion of the viral submit however did ask for an unconditional apology inside 24 hours. Chatting with India At this time, Kanal stated, “If you happen to see my submit, I’m asking if that is true. I’m not stating so. If something is viral then it’s my proper to ask the involved particular person and that’s what I did. They need to have simply replied on the social media platform slightly than ship a discover. I do not suppose I’ve performed any incorrect.”
In the meantime, a person in white kurta pajama who’s standing beside Fadnavis within the viral picture has filed a written grievance with Jaripatka police station. The person is Ghanshyamdas Kukreja who’s vice chairman of NCPSL (Nationwide Council for Promotion of Sindhi Language). In keeping with Kukreja, the viral picture was taken in 2019 earlier than Fadnavis was going for an interview. Kukreja acknowledged that the picture was taken within the bed room of the then chief minister’s official bungalow Ramgiri which was utilized by Fadnavis every time he was in Nagpur.