Case against Hazare for insult to tricolour

Patna: A case was filed in a Bihar court Thursday against social activists Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly insulting the national flag during a reality television show, officials said.

The case was filed in the court of chief judicial magistrate in Muzaffarpur by lawyer Sudhir Kumar Ojha.

In his complaint, Ojha said that the duo insulted the national flag by unfurling it at night during a TV programme.

He urged the court to direct officials to take stringent action against the two under the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971 and Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950. (IANS)