Bathinda: Mahinder Kaur, who was misidentified by Kangana Ranaut as Shaheen Bagh dadi , has filed a criticism in opposition to the actor in a courtroom right here. The criticism has been filed beneath IPC sections 499 (defamation) and 500 (punishment for defamation), Kaur’s counsel Raghbir Singh mentioned on Friday. The counsel mentioned the courtroom has fastened January 11 because the date for listening to the criticism.
In her criticism, the 73-year-old girl farmer from Punjab mentioned the actor made false imputations and remarks in opposition to her in a tweet by evaluating her with a lady, saying she was the identical dadi who was a part of the Shaheen Bagh protest.
By utilizing such remarks, the actor lowered my repute and status, Kaur alleged within the criticism. Because of the false and scandalous tweet, the complainant was affected by grave psychological rigidity, agony, harassment, humiliation, lack of repute and defamation within the eyes of her relations, relations, neighbours, co-villagers and basic public at massive, as per the criticism.
Kaur, a resident of Bahadurgarh Jandian village right here, mentioned Ranaut had not even tendered an unconditional apology to her.
The Bollywood actor had misidentified Kaur as Bilkis Bano, the octogenarian who made headlines throughout the anti-CAA protests in 2019 within the Delhi neighbourhood of Shaheen Bagh.
Ranaut had shared a tweet alleging that the ‘Shaheen Bagh dadi’ additionally joined the farmers’ agitation over the brand new agriculture legal guidelines at numerous border factors of the nationwide capital.
She retweeted the submit with footage of the 2 aged ladies, together with Bilkis Bano, and wrote that the “same Dadi” who featured in Time Magazine was “out there in 100 rupees .
Later, the actor deleted the tweet after Twitter customers identified that each the ladies have been completely different.