Rajkot police to file FIR against Hardik Patel for ‘insulting’ national flag
In Gujarat, Rajkot police will file FIR against the Patidar community leader Hardik Patel. Rajkot district Superintendent of Police Gagandeep Gambhir told media persons that the police would be registering an FIR against the convener of Patida Anamat Andolan Samiti for ‘insulting’ the national flag. According to Police, Hardik’s feet touched the national flag which he was carrying as he jumped on a car in an attempt to talk to the media when he was stopped by the police in Rajkot on Sunday. That Hardik Patel was detained by the police on Sunday for threatening to disrupt the India South Africa one-day Cricket match at Rajkot.Meanwhile, barring few incidents of road blocking by the mobs, the situation in Gujarat is by and large peaceful.