- The 39-year-old made the remarks in separate posts on Instagram on Monday
- Charge of sedation against Hard Kaur was registered in an FIR in Varanasi
- Hard Kaur, or Taran Kaur Dhillon, was born in India and later moved to UK
A case of sedition has been filed against UK-based rapper Hard Kaur over her remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the BJP's ideological mentor. The 39-year-old made the remarks in separate posts on Instagram on Monday.
A first information report or FIR has been filed against Hard Kaur in Varanasi under various sections of the Indian Penal Code that includes sedition.The complaint was filed by a local lawyer, Shashank Shekhar, on Wednesday. The complaint will be forwarded to the cyber cell for further probe.
Hard Kaur used RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's photos in two of her posts against the BJP's ideological parent.
Hard Kaur, aka Taran Kaur Dhillon, was born in India; she later moved to the UK. She is known for her hit songs like "Glassy" and "Move Your Body". She also owns a music label, Future Records.
(With inputs from PTI, ANI)