A complaint has been filed against a person for posting a morphed picture of Charminar painted with saffron. According to the report published in New Indian Express, a person by the name of Sumit V posted the picture after seeing the performance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections.
After the Charminar Painted with Saffron picture went viral on social media, Sayed Shadab Ali approached to Hyderabad Police and lodged a complaint. In the complaint Ali mentioned that the picture hurt the sentiment of a section of society, After receiving the complaint, the police asked the cybercrime branch to look into the issue. On Twitter, one of the netizens reacted and tweeted in favour of saffron.
Complaint filed after Charminar painted with saffron
Sayed Shadab Ali lodged a complaint with the Hyderabad police against Sumit V for posting picture of Charminar painted with saffron, following GHMC elections & stated that the post had hurt their sentiments. So what if it’s saffron? We were all saffron once upon a time!! pic.twitter.com/6zoPrZjvHd
— 𝕂𝕒𝕣𝕞𝕒𝕊𝕚𝕕𝕕𝕙𝕚 (@JyotiKarma7) December 6, 2020
It may be mentioned that in the election, BJP has bagged 48 wards and the AIMIM of Asaduddin Owaisi secured 44. The ruling TRS emerged as the single largest party winning 55 wards. However, it failed to get a clear majority.