Bathinda: Mahinder Kaur, who was misidentified by Kangana Ranaut as Shaheen Bagh dadi , has filed a grievance towards the actor in a court docket right here. The grievance has been filed below IPC sections 499 (defamation) and 500 (punishment for defamation), Kaur’s counsel Raghbir Singh mentioned on Friday. The counsel mentioned the court docket has fastened January 11 because the date for listening to the grievance.
In her grievance, the 73-year-old girl farmer from Punjab mentioned the actor made false imputations and remarks towards 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.
Through the use of such remarks, the actor lowered my fame and status, Kaur alleged within the grievance. Due to the false and scandalous tweet, the complainant was affected by grave psychological pressure, agony, harassment, humiliation, lack of fame and defamation within the eyes of her relations, kinfolk, neighbours, co-villagers and normal public at massive, as per the grievance.
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 in the course of 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 varied border factors of the nationwide capital.
She retweeted the publish with footage of the 2 aged ladies, together with Bilkis Bano, and wrote that the “similar Dadi” who featured in Time Journal was “accessible in 100 rupees .
Later, the actor deleted the tweet after Twitter customers identified that each the ladies have been totally different.