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Andhra MP files complaint against Ashis Nandy

February 01, 2013 13:00 IST

An MP from Karimnagar district in Andhra Pradesh on Friday filed a complaint against eminent scholar Ashis Nandy, for making remarks alleged to be anti-Dalit at the Jaipur Literature Festival, police said.

Karimnagar MP Ponnam Prabhakar filed a complaint against Nandy at the TwoTown police station.

In his complaint, Prabhakar said the comments made by Nandy have hurt the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and backward classes and are an infringement on the rights of the these communities.

Prabhakar demanded the police to investigate the matter and take appropriate action against Nandy.

Circle Inspector, KarimnagarTwoTown, G Vijay Kumar said a complaint by Prabhakar had been registered in the general diary and sent to the public prosecutor for his opinion.

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