Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma landed in legal trouble over his alleged derogatory comments against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. Hyderabad Police has booked a case against him following the complaint that was filed by TPCC president Revanth Reddy.
It is reported that a case has been registered under sections 504 and 505 (2) of the Indian Penal Code at Jubilee Hills police station of Hyderabad city. Police further said that Congress leaders have filed a criminal case against Himanta Biswa Sarma and has demanded his immediate arrest.
TMCC President Revanth said that Assam CM’s remarks are humiliating for a woman. Adding further to it, Revantha said that why did the Chief Electoral Officer of the National Election Commission not order the arrest of Himanta Biswa Sharma. He also questioned BJP and said that they should remove Himanta Biswa from the post of Chief Minister. But the BJP is supporting the remarks of the Assam Chief Minister.
He also said that some people are saying that it is an insult to the Gandhi family, but it is an insult to the women of this country. An FIR should be registered against our complaint immediately.
A statement that led to the case against Himanta Biswa Sarma was that when Assam CM hitted at Rahul Gandhi’s statement on demanding proof of the September 2016 surgical strike, and thus after that Sarma said that if BJP has ever demanded proof of him being the son of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
In other news, National Testing Agency will publish the results of the UGC NET 2022 Examination on the official website, ugcnet.nta.nic.in, as soon as possible (NTA). The UGC-NET exam was held in three stages between June 2021 and December 2020.
Bihar: Government releases caste-based survey report, 27% backward classes, 36% extremely backward classes
Union Minister Giriraj Singh mentioned that the caste census will do nothing more than spreading confusion among the poor and public of the state.
Nitish Kumar led Bihar government released a caste-based survey report on Monday. The report indicated that 36 per cent of the state’s population are from Extremely Backward Classes, 27.1 percent are from Backward Classes, 19.7 per cent are from Scheduled Castes and 1.7 per cent are from Scheduled Tribes. The general population accounts for 15.5 per cent.
Scheduled caste accounts 19.65% and Scheduled Tribe consists of 1.68% of the population. Among the OBCs, Yadavs comprise 14.26% of the surveyed population, Kushwaha 4.27% and Kurmi 2.87%. The release of the caste based survey data comes at a time when the Supreme Court continues to hear petitions challenging a Patna High Court’s judgement that paved the way for this controversial caste-based headcount.
Speaking about the caste survey report, Union Minister Giriraj Singh mentioned that the caste census will do nothing more than spreading confusion among the poor and public of the state. He added that the Bihar government should have given a report card that Nitish Kumar ruled the state fr 18 years and Lalu Yadav ruled the state for 15 years but they did not develop the state.
Earlier today Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said he plans to call all nine parties that are part of the ruling coalition, including Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal, to discuss next steps, which could include dealing with decisions to increase OBC quotas at 27 per cent.
Reports said that around 2.64 lakh enumerators fanned out across the state, documenting the details of 29 million registered households on 17 socio-economic criteria, ranging from employment, education, marital status, land holding and property ownership and caste. Enumerators will have to choose between 214 pre-registered castes that have been allotted to individual codes.
Gandhi Jayanti: President Droupadi Murmu, PM Modi pay tribute at Rajghat
Mahatma Gandhi’s influence is global and inspiring the entire humankind to further the spirit of unity and compassion, said PM Modi.
On the occasion of the 154th Gandhi Jayanti, President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid flowers to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in the nation’s capital on Monday.
According to the PM Modi, Mahatma Gandhi’s influence is global and inspiring the entire humankind to further the spirit of unity and compassion. He also led the tributes to Gandhi on social media.
PM Modi wrote on X, formerly Twitter, he bows to Mahatma Gandhi on the special occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. PM also appreciated Gandhi’s teachings as he wrote, his timeless teachings continue to illuminate our path. He further said, may we always work towards fulfilling his dreams. May his thoughts enable every youngster be the agent of change he dreamt of, fostering unity and harmony all over, the Prime Minister added.
At Rajghat, vice president Jagdeep Dhankhar and Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla offered floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi.
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, presented floral tributes at Rajghat and said Mahatma Gandhi is not just an individual, but an idea, an ideology, and the moral compass of our great nation.
The congress president shared a post on X, in which he saluted Bapu’s values and ideologies as he wrote, his ideals of truth, non-violence, freedom, equality and coexistence have eternal value. We bow in reverence to Bapu’s ideals on his Jayanti.
Meanwhile, the Congress party’s official X account posted, on Gandhi Jayanti, we pay a billion tributes to the Mahatma, whose lifelong commitment to the cause of freedom won India her Independence. Let us promise to continue following his principles, which are the cornerstone of our country and are peace, unity, and nonviolence.
Gandhi Jayanti, observed annually on October 2, commemorates the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. To remember the values of nonviolence and tolerance that Mahatma Gandhi stood for, the day is also observed as the International Day of Nonviolence.
Gandhi Jayanti: Interesting facts, quotes and wishes to share with friends and family
The birthday of Mahatma Gandhi is also celebrated as International Day of Non-violence across the globe to commemorate the non-violence policy of Gandhiji.
Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated every year on October 2 to honor the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, fondly known as the Father of the Nation. Indians across the world pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi through several activities including prayer meetings, cultural events, and cleanliness drives. The day is celebrated to promote Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings and their relevance in today’s world.
Interesting facts about the Father of the Nation:
Mahatma Gandhi was nominated for Nobel Prize five time but never won the award
He was listed as the Person of the year’ in Times Magazine in 1930
Before taking vows of celibacy, Mahatma Gandhi already had four sons
Mahatma Gandhi was married during his teenage to Kasturba Gandhi, who was 14 years old
Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi:
The future depends on what we do in the present
It is easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone
Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves
Service without humility is selfishness and egotism
It does not require money to live neat, clean and dignified
Satisfaction lies is effort, not in the attainment
Hate the sin, love the sinner
Be the change you are trying to create
There us a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed
Those who know how to think needs no teachers
What barrier is there that love cannot break?
Wishes to share on Gandhi Jayanti:
Lets uphold the values of truth and nonviolence set out by the man who guided us to freedom. Greetings on Gandhi Day!
I hope you have a day full of Gandhi’s wisdom and the willpower to follow his example. Greetings on Gandhi Day!
May Gandhiji’s principle continue to motivate us to strive for a more equitable and peaceful world