Case registered against former minister

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Mysore, Feb 1(UNI) Two cases have been filed against Congress leader and former minister H Vishwanath who had allegedly used derogatory remarks against cobblers community in his recently released controversial, autobiography 'Halli Hakkiya haadu' here today.

Taking strong exception to over the contents of the autobiography referring to cobblers the Chammara Community were up in the arms against Mr Vishwanath and have filed a case accusing that it had caused insult to the community.

The district convenor of the Karnataka Dalitha Sangharsha Samithi (DSS) Yedathale Ningaraju who have filed the case against Mr Vishwanath have lodged complaint in a city police station.

The city police also received another complaint against Congress leader Vishwanath as Chammara Vedike President Narayanappa on the issue.

It may be recalled that the release of 'Halli Hakkiya Haadu' an autobiography penned by Senior Congress leader H Vishwanath had created a controversy over the remark made on Maharashtra Governor S M Krishna on his alleged relatiohsnip with cine actress B Sarojadevi five decades back. The supporters of Maharashtra governor S M Krishna also have strongly protested against the release of the book recently in Mysore.

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