BJP MLA T Raja Singh was from Telangana and four others on On Friday they were placed in protective custody when they were on their way to the scene of the accident of a show by standing-up Comedian Munwar Farooqi in Hyderabad.
Last week, Singh threatened to attack comedian and also burn down The place if Telangana governmentruled by Telangana Rashtra Samithi, Faruki was allowed to perform in The city.
Singh was arrested from his residence in Police said Mangalhat will be released later.
In a widely shared video message on social mediaThe BJP MP said the comedian has cracked jokes on Hindu deities and should . not allowed perform in Hyderabad.
“Let them see what would happen if he was invited to a party show in Hyderabad. Wherever the program is held, we will hit it up. Whoever offers him a place, we will do it set Singh said in the video.
he is also Farouki’s “education” challenge challenged a lesson for ‘offend’ Lord Ram if he came to Telangana.
I will Farooqui perform for him show – Dongri to nowhere – in Hyderabad tomorrow (August 20). he had announced The same on Instagram on August 10.
It was originally meant to be a comedian perform in The capital of Telangana on January 9, but show Canceled due to a spike in Covid-19 cases in Southern state. Until then, the Telangana BJP has said it will not do so allow Faruki for perform.
else year in December, Telangana Chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao son And remember IT minister KT Rama Rao gave an “open invitation” to comedians like Farooqi and Kunal Kamra, who Often directs anger of right-wing groups.
“Hyderabad is a truly cosmopolitan city and provides –up Comedians open invitation. We do not cancel shows of Munwar Farooqi and Kunal Kamra just Because we are not biased with Politically,” KTR said at the time.
many of shows of Faruqui . has been cancelled over The last few months , with most existence in Countries governed by BJP. In November, his show in Bengaluru was abolished after an uproar by Hindu right-wing groups. Besides, his shows in Goa, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh, among others, were canceled after threats from right-wing groups.
Farooqi has been arrested in January for Insulting Hindu Gods and Goddesses in one of for him shows in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He was released on bail by the Supreme Court in February after being summoned hosted FIR against humorist”vague”.
(with agency input)