Hindu Sena reached court against Salman Khurshid's new book

Demanding to stop publication and sale

Hindu Sena reached court against Salman Khurshid's new book
Salman Khurshid's new book.

Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid's book has been embroiled in controversies as soon as it arrives. A suit has been filed in Patiala House Court on Saturday against the book, seeking a direction to stop the publication, circulation, and sale of the book for allegedly hurting the sentiments of a large section of the society. .

Hindu Sena President Vishnu Gupta through advocate Akshay Agarwal and Sushant Prakash seeking directions to stop the publication, circulation, and sale of a book titled "Sunrise Over Ayodhya" for hurting the sentiments of Hindus. a lawsuit has been filed.

It states that in an excerpt titled "The Saffron Sky" on page 113 chapter 6 in the book, "Sanatan Dharma and the classical Hinduism recognized for the sages was replaced by a stronger version of Hinduism". was being pushed, by all standards, a political version similar to the jihadist Islam of groups such as ISIS and Boko Haram of recent years".

There has been an uproar over some parts of this book. In the book, he compares the Hindutva of recent years to jihadist Islamist organizations – ISIS and groups such as Boko Haram.

The petition has alleged that the book release program just before the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh is a poor publicity stunt to gain votes and polarize the minorities in the state.

The petition seeks directions of injunctive injunction in favor of the plaintiff (Vishnu Gupta) and against the defendants and their associates, agents, servants, etc., who are not only in the larger interest of the society and the country, but also to disseminate the above book to the defendants. does not prohibit or impose restrictions on the publication, distribution, and sale of books.

Former Union minister Salman Khurshid is embroiled in a controversy over "defaming and equating Hinduism with terrorism" in his recent book "Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood in Our Times". Khurshid's new book on the Ayodhya verdict was released last week. It explores the landmark judgment of the Supreme Court on the Ayodhya dispute.