Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Saturday filed a case against ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ fame actress Munmun Dutta for using a caste word in a video. This video created a storm on social media a few days ago. The actress made a video about make-up, which she posted on YouTube on 9 May. In this, she was heard using one word for a specific community. This post was discussed a lot on social media.
A police officer said that, on the basis of a complaint given by the community leader and activist of a political party Naresh Bohit (40) to the Goregaon police station on May 12, a case was filed against Dutta on 26 May. That since the actress resides in the Amboli police station area, the complaint was sent to the said police station. After investigation, a case was filed against the actress on Wednesday.
Section 295 (A) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the actress (an act intentionally and maliciously intended to hurt her religious sentiments by insulting the religion or religious beliefs of any class) and Scheduled Caste And a case has been registered under section 3 of the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.
Munmun Dutta had asked for forgiveness after this comment, the actress was severely criticized. After this, on May 10, she also apologized, in which she said that she did not know the meaning of the word due to being from a different linguistic area. She respects all castes and communities and had absolutely no intention of speaking such wrong about anyone. He said that people of every caste, community, religion contribute to the development of the country and society. Earlier, similar cases against actresses have also been registered in Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.