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Complaint filed against Singhal for remark on Sonia

india Updated: Dec 26, 2010 20:54 IST

The City unit of Congress in Aurangabad on Sunday filed a complaint against Vishva Hindu Parishad President Ashok Singhal for making an objectionable statement against Indira Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi.

The local leaders of Congress met the Assistant Commissioner of Police Kamlakar Kisanrao Yelambkar demanding that Singhal should be booked, party sources said.

Police said that they would investigate the matter before registering the case.

Protesting against the controversial statement made by the VHP chief, the Congress activists burnt his effigy here yesterday.

Maharashtra Education Minister Rajendra Darda said, "The statement made by Singhal is tilted towards terrorism. It seems there is a conspiracy to breach the peace in the state. But the people are matured and would not fall prey to these statements."

Coming to the rescue of Singhal, Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde today said that his statement was misinterpreted.