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UP: Case registered against Dinesh Sharma for calling Sita India's first test tube baby


A case was registered against Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma in Bihar's Sitamarhi district after he called Sita India's first test tube baby. According to reports, the case against Sharma was lodged in Bihar's Sitamarhi district on Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma

as filed by Chandan Kumar Singh, an advocate, in the Chief Judicial Magistrate's court in Sitamarhi.

The case will be heard on June 8. In his complaint, the petitioner said that Sharma has not only hurt people's religious sentiments but also insulted the country's rich heritage, culture and tradition.

The complaint against the deputy CM has been filed under sections 295 A (Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings) and 120 B (Punishment of criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code.

"Sharma's statement is part of a well planned political and criminal conspiracy to hurt and insult sentiment of a particular religion," the petitioner said.

Sharma made these remarks while speaking at the inauguration of a skill development event in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura.

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