Filmmaker Aisha Sultana

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BJP Leaders Submit Resignation Following Aisha Sultana's FIR: Lakshadweep

Fifteen BJP leaders and party workers have submitted their resignation following the FIR which was filed against filmmaker Aisha Sultana. Sultana was booked under a case of sedition for blaming the centre for the increase of Covid-19 cases in Lakshadweep, by calling it a "bio-weapon". The BJP leaders also alleged that the administrator of the island, Praful Patel is "anti-people" and "anti-democratic". 

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 02:07 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Praful Patel, Lakshadweep, Aisha Sultana, BJP

Courtesy: NDTV


Photo: Kerala Kaumudi

Lakshadweep Residents To Hold 12-Hour Hunger Strike Against Reforms

Protesting against the recent contentious reforms made by the Lakshadweep administration, residents of the UT will observe a 12-hour hunger strike on June 7. Reportedly, BJP members will also participate in the strike organised by 'Save Lakshadweep' - an all political party forum. Appointed as Administrator of Lakshadweep in December 2020, Praful Khoda Patel had recently introduced three drafts, regulating anti-social activities and banning… read-more

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 09:25 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Lakshadweep, Praful Patel, Protests, Reforms

Courtesy: Times Now

Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi

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RaGa Asks PM To Withdraw Lakshadweep's New 'Anti-People' Regulations

Congressmen Rahul Gandhi on May 27 sought PM Narendra Modi’s intervention in the withdrawal of new regulations in Lakshadweep. In a letter addressed to PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi termed the proposals as 'anti-people', 'anti-democratic’ and 'draconian' which penalise dissent and grassroot democracy. Referring to the proposals like creating authority to acquire land in name of development, Rahul said livelihood and sustainability are… read-more

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 06:08 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Praful Patel, Lakshadweep Islands, Rahul Gandhi, Draft Regulations, anti-democratic

Courtesy: The Indian Express