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AAP worker held for offensive post against PM Modi


A worker of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Surat has been held for an offensive post against PM Modi made on social media platforms.

Sanjaytori Dangar, a builder and an AAP worker had shared a post on his Facebook account about the BJP’s poor and TMC’s stupendous performance during the recent West Bengal assembly elections.

The post by the 40-year-old AAP worker had a picture of Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and some offensive comments were made about it in Gujarati in the post.

The post was brought to the notice of the local cybercrime cell which then traced the original creator of the post and then action was taken against the AAP worker too.

AAP’s BJP criticism in Surat

In April as Surat registered a surge in COVID cases and fatalities, and patients struggled to get hospital beds and oxygen, the AAP had put up posters in the city announcing that the health minister is missing.

The posters were aimed at the Minister of State (MoS) for Health Kishor Kanani who is also an MLA from the district.

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AAP became the major opposition in the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) after it dislodged Congress to emerge as the single largest opposition party in the SMC.

The AAP had also made several representations to the MoS Health about the deteriorating COVID situation in Surat including shortage of Remdesivir injections. But the party alleged that Kishor Kanani had not done anything to address the situation.

Later it put up posters in various parts of the city stating that the health minister is missing. The posters read, “The health minister is missing…if someone finds him please send him to Surat Civil Hospital..”


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