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Who is T Raja Singh? BJP suspended him over Controversial Remark on Prophet Muhammad

T Raja Singh Remark on Prophet

Telangana BJP leader T Raj Singh, who often makes headlines for his controversial remarks, has get himself into a big trouble as he has been arrested for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the muslim community making derogatory remark against Prophet Muhammad.

This comes months after former BJP Spokesperson Nupur Sharma said something controversial against the prophet, which resulted in a massive global outrage and call of boycott of the Indian product in Islamic world, especially in Gulf countries. She was suspended from the party and many FIRs were registered against her in several parts of the country.

And now T Raja Singh has sparked the controversy for his remarks following which hundreds of people hit the streets of Hyderabad including the South Zone DCP office, demanding his arrest. A case under Section 295 (a) and Section 153(a) was registered against him. On August 23, 2022, he was booked by the police.

 Who is T Raja Singh?

T Raja Singh is Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Hyderabad’s Goshamahal assembly constituency. Before Joining the BJP, he was a member of Telugu Desam Party. It is not the first time he made these kind of remark, earlier, he passed many controversial comments on Muslim community.

Singh had many pending cases against him relating to his multiple controversial comments against Islam and its followers. In 2020, Facebook and Instagram banned him from the platforms for allegedly promoting hate.

About the Current Controversy

Singh’s arrest comes after his video went viral on social media. In the video he can be heard saying that stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui had hurt  the religious sentiments of Hindus by insulting Lord Ram and Goddess Sita.

Related: Nupur Sharma Prophet Muhammad Controversy

He further attacked the Muslim community for the population explosion and comment about the Prophet’s marrying Aisha, who was the prophets’ youngest and thrill wife, without taking the his name.

On August 20, 2022, the BJP MLA was put under house arrest after he opposed the show of Munawar Faruqui in Hyderabad. He made a video in which he claimed that Hyderabad police had given full protection to Faruqui to help him make his show successful, he made a video abuses Munawar and repeated the same Nupur Sharma’s remarks on Prophet.

Assadudding Owaisi on T Raja Singh’s Remark:

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