Bhavnagar: An FIR has been registered against VHP leader Pravin Togadia for “inciting communal passions” after he allegdly asked the locals of a society here to forcibly occupy a house purchased by a Muslim man in Hindu majority area.
“An FIR has been filed against him under sections 153(A), 153(B) and under 188 for violating notification of the Election Commission,” District Collector and Returning Officer P K Solanki told PTI here today.
Section 153(A) of the IPC deals with ‘intention to cause disorder, promoting enmity between religious groups and incite people to violence'.
Section 153 (B) of the IPC deals with those, who asserts, propagates or publishes that any class of persons by reasons of their being members of any religious, racial, language or regional group or caste or community be denied, or deprived of their rights as citizens of India.
Section 188 deals with disobedience to order duly promulgated by the Election Commission by way of its notification of elections.