Vegetable vendor threatened by BJP MLA

29 April 2020: A video of BJP MLA Brij Bhushan Rajput from the Charkhari Mahoba assembly seat of Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh has surfaced, in which he is driving a Muslim vegetable vendor out of the area and also warns not to appear there again. According to the information, this video is of the MLA's residence in the capital Lucknow. After the controversial video of Suresh Tiwari and then Brij Bhushan came out on the other side, Uttar Pradesh government minister Siddharth Nath Singh has come forward and said that action will be taken in the matter. He said, 'Our national president has made it clear that the party will take immediate action on any BJP member who talks like this.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Private Residence
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Private Residence Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
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Main Information
Date of incident: April 29, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Economic boycott
  • Threat
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Aneesur Rahman & his son
    Name of Perpetrator BJP MLA Brij Bhushan
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Lucknow
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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