An FIR was registered against Congress MLA Nilamani Sendeka on Monday for making controversial remarks against Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
According to police, the complaint was filed by a person named Benu Dhar Nath of Kamalpur at Kamalpur police station against Sendeka for his comments. The police has forwarded the case to Rangia sub-divisional judicial magistrate’s court.
The complaint said that Sendeka used unparliamentary words against the Union Minister.
BJP workers on Monday gheraoed Sendeka’s residence demanding that he be handed over to them, but when they did not find him there, they went to Congress headquarters Rajiv Bhavan on learning that he was there for the party’s foundation day programme, police said. They demanded that Sendeka be handed over to them before 4 pm on Monday for his remarks at a public meeting yesterday against Irani and be immediately arrested. They also asked Congress to expel him from the party.
Meanwhile, BJP supporters in Rangia and Tulsibari burnt effigies of Sendeka on the national highway and Tulsibari market separately.