complaint under the Prevention of Atrocities Act was today filed by a citizen
against author Ashis Nandy for his controversial comments that people from OBC,
SC and ST communities were the "most corrupt", which he made at the Jaipur
"The complaint was filed in Sarkarwada police station by Samadhan Jagtap seeking
Nandy's arrest under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention
of Atrocities) Act", said an officer from Sarkarwada police station.
Earlier, an all-party delegation, comprising leaders of MNS, Shiv Sena, BJP, RPI
and Dalit organisations, under the banner of Bahujan Samaj Sangharsh Samiti,
submitted a memorandum to police seeking registration of complaint against the
"The delegation handed over the memorandum to ACP Ganesh Shinde at Sarkarwada
police station seeking registration of the complaint against Nandy under
Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act",
Nashik district RPI president Prakash Londhe told PTI.
The delegation also submitted the petition to Divisional Commissioner Ravindra
"We have received the memorandum. Police will decide on registration of offence
under the Atrocities Act against Nandy after studying his comments", an officer
from Sarkarwada police station has said.
Meanwhile, leaders of various political parties formed 'Bahujan Samaj Sangharsh
Samiti' at a meeting held at Bhujbal Farm, NCP MP Sameer Bhujbal said in a press