Lucknow: Rajasthan BJP legislator Kailash Chaudhary has been booked for allegedly calling Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi a "traitor" over his stand on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) row.
A case has been lodged against the legislator and four others under Section 352 (assault or criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace), 506 (criminal intimidation) of Indian Penal Code (IPC), Station House Officer (SHO) Amethi SK Mishra said yesterday.
Mr Chaudhary was also booked under IPC Section 120(B) (criminal conspiracy).
The complaint was filed by Congress worker Ravi Darshan in Amethi.
Mr Choudhary represents Baytoo constituency in Rajasthan and reportedly made the remarks against the Congress leader at his residence in Barmer on February 17.
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