This Article is From Aug 01, 2014

Controversial Godman Nithyananda Directed to Appear in Kovai Court on September 3

Controversial Godman Nithyananda Directed to Appear in Kovai Court on September 3

File photo of self styled Godman Nithyananda.

Coimbatore: Controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda was summoned to appear before a court on September 3 in connection with a defamation case filed by a leader of a Hindu outfit.

Judicial Magistrate Renukadevi issued the orders when the case filed by Hindu Makkal Katchi President Arjun Sampath came up for hearing.

Mr Sampath has submitted Nithyananda, who has an ashram on the outskirts of Bangalore, had made some remarks during a press conference in Chennai in 2011 about his marriage which he said were defamatory.