Akbaruddin Owaisi, the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM), MLA from Charminar was on Friday taken to court over his disparaging remarks against Hindus in a hate speech.
In his recent speech he had said Muslims would need just 15 minutes of freedom without the police to show 100 crore Hindus who is more powerful.In a complaint filed against the MIM legislator, an advocate said he had stumbled upon YouTube upload hate speech made at a public meeting at Adilabad on December 24, about 300 km from the city.The VII additional chief metropolitan magistrate after admitting the petition said the matter will be heard on December 31.
Akbaruddin, who is the younger brother of MIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi, said Hindus have so many gods and goddesses, and every eight days, there are new gods coming up. “We knew about Lakshmi, but who is Bhagyalakshmi, we are not aware,” Akbar said referring to the Bhagyalakshmi temple abutting the historic Charminar.
Akbaruddin’s hate speech saw a huge buzz created on the social media all day and it was also trending on Twitter.”Inflammatory speech by MLA Akbaruddin – Remove police for 15 mins, We will finish off 100 crore Hindus,” tweeted television commentator and interviewer Karan Thapar, which was re-tweeted by journalist and columnist Swapan Dasgupta.
Very recently Akbaruddin had also said that Nobody came to India to see temples of Rama , Krishna or Hanuman . ‘People came to India to see monuments of Charminar, Taj Mahal, Delhi fort, Qutub Minar and Goldcnda fort.