MP-MLA Court Fixes Charges On Rita Bahuguna Joshi And Raj Babbar
Prayagraj, July 31 (TNA) The MP-MLA court has fixed charges against Prayagraj Lok Sabha MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Rajya Sabha member of the Congress Raj Babbar.
This pertains to a case of vandalism at the Laxman Mela grounds in Lucknow way back in 2015. Joshi, who is now in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was then the Congress president of its Uttar Pradesh unit.
She along with actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar have been charged with attacking police and damage to public property. Seven others have also been chargesheeted.
Recording of testimonies in this case would begin on August 20. Violence had broken out in Lucknow on August 16, 2015 during an agitation by the Congress. An FIR was subsequently lodged in the Hazratganj Police station.