Digvijay at receiving end; files complaint on hate campaign

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New Delhi, Sept 30: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh has always been in the news for all the wrong reasons, with the media spotlight inadvertently focused on his acid rhetoric aimed at just about any one. But this time around, Singh is at the receiving end of flak when he approached the Delhi Police on Thursday on hate mail, objectionable pictures and abusive comments posted in his name on the internet.

Digvijay Singh in his complaint has named 22 people and eight websites for spreading the hate campaign against him on various social networking sites. Sources stated that certain people have used "defamatory language against Singh or have posted phrases talking about his character".  

Quoting from Singh's complaint where he stated that the issue has caused "acute mental pain and agony to him, his family members, friends and colleagues. The same is also causing grave damage and injury to the reputation, goodwill and image of the Congress".

The Delhi police is understood to have filed an FIR under section 66 of the Information Technology Act. Among the social networking sites that have been filed a case against include Orkut, Twitter and Facebook.

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