FIR filed against former DU professor


An FIR has been filed against the former Delhi University professor Ashok Vohra in Pratap Nagar police station of Udaipur accusing him hurting the religious sentiments of a religious community late in the evening on Tuesday.

The move came a day after state higher education minister Kalicharan Saraf had directed the Mohanlal Sukhadiya University (MLSU) in Udaipur vice Chancellor IV Trivedi to file an FIR against Vohra for making indecent remarks for Hindu gods and goddesses during a seminar on December 3.

A complaint was by Akhil Bhartiya Vidhyarti Parishad activist, Devendra Singh Chundawat accusing the professor of purposely making abusive and indecent remarks against the Hindu gods and goddesses.

Pratap Nagar, Police Inspector, Jagdish told TOI, “The FIR has been filed by the law college student Chundawat of MLSU. Based on the complaint we will seek the recording of the seminar to ascertain the claim made by the complainant.”

Already in the evening, Farida Shah, dean of college social science and humanities, MLSU has moved a complaint against the professor in the Pratap Nagar police station.”Vohra continued to made inappropriate comments against the deities of a particular religion even after he was objected by the faculty present in the seminar,” said Shah.