A businessman was arrested from Gujarat’s Rajkot district for his Facebook post against the right-wing organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). The president of a business organistaion was arrested on Friday (August 18). The businessman was criticising RSS in his Facebook post. RSS has termed his post as “vulgar.”
As per reports from the Deccan Herald, the businessman who is also the chairman of the Upleta Chamber of Commerce and Industries was arrested after an FIR was lodged against him at Upleta police station. The report further states that Vinod Gheravda allegedly posted vulgar posts against the RSS on Facebook. An FIR was lodged by Kaushal Parmar who is the RSS President of Upleta taluka. Parmar said that Gheravda wrote in his post that “Jo nidar the woh jung me gaye, jo kayar the woh sangh me gaye.” This means “Those who are fearless went to war and those who are cowards went to Sangh.”
The businessman Vinod Gheravda was arrested after the FIR was lodged against him. Police said that they are yet to decide to request the remand of the accused for further investigation or not. They were supposed to produce the accused in front of the magistrate the next day of his arrest. As per reports, the police said that the accused runs a tailoring shop in the area and also he is the President of Upleta Chamber of Commerce and Industries.