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FIR Lodged Against Facebook, Journalist

Lucknow, Dec 25: A social activist has filed an FIR against social networking site Facebook and a journalist based in Jalandhar for allegedly asking people to burn the Bhagwad Gita.“The FIR has been registered at

PTI [ Updated: December 25, 2011 22:56 IST ]
fir lodged against facebook journalist
fir lodged against facebook journalist

Lucknow, Dec 25: A social activist has filed an FIR against social networking site Facebook and a journalist based in Jalandhar for allegedly asking people to burn the Bhagwad Gita.


“The FIR has been registered at Gomti Nagar Police Station on a complaint lodged by Nutan Thakur under various sections of the IPC yesterday,” Circle officer Alok Singh told PTI.

In her FIR, Nutan alleged the journalist, who calls himself the Editor-in-Chief of a Punjabi daily newspaper, had asked people to burn the Bhagwad Gita on Facebook.

The journalist claimed the scripture made derogatory references to women, she said in the FIR.

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