Topic: Kapil Misra
Ved Prakash Surya, a police officer who was photographed standing alongside BJP leader Kapil Mishra as the latter gave a hate speech against Muslims at a pro-CAA rally on February 23 last year, a day before anti-Muslim pogrom broke out in Northeast Delhi, has now sent a request for consideration for the President’s Police Medal for Gallantry.
Bloomsbury Books India announced that it is withdrawing an upcoming book on the Delhi anti-Muslim violence that has courted controversy, especially after it was announced that BJP leader and hate peddler Kapil Mishra who had made an incendiary speech targeting anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters before the anti-Muslim violence broke out in North East Delhi, would be the guest of honour at the book launch.
Petitioners with ‘undisclosed agenda’: Delhi police while clean chit to Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur in Delhi violence
While submitting an affidavit before the Delhi High Court claiming that no evidence has surfaced so far to indicate any role played by BJP leaders Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma in either instigating or participating in the northeast Delhi violence, Delhi Police has argued that the use of terms like 'political vendetta', 'state-sponsored pogrom', 'persecution' and 'malicious prosecution' etc. clearly appears to be part of some undisclosed agenda when facts clearly show otherwise and clearly reflect lack of bonafides.
A district court in Delhi has sought a status report from the Delhi Police on two pleas for registration of FIRs (first information reports) against BJP leader Kapil Mishra and his associates for their role in the anti-Muslim riots in northeast Delhi.
Delhi pogrom: ‘Should we place toilet cleaners on pedestal?’ Kapil Mishra delivered casteist speech, claims eyewitness
In a police complaint in relation to the Delhi violence, the complainant claimed seeing BJP leader Kapil Mishra and his followers take part in the casteist abuses along with Islamophobic slogans in Kardampuri in northeast Delhi.