Uttar Pradesh BJP spokesperson, advocate Prashant Umrao has approached the Delhi High Court seeking transit anticipatory bail in the case registered against him by the Tamil Nadu police over a tweet he made regarding alleged attacks on migrant workers in the southern state. .The petition will be heard by Justice Jasmeet Singh on Tuesday. .According to an NDTV report, the Tamil Nadu Police booked Umrao for spreading rumours on social media about the alleged "killing" of migrant workers from Bihar who work in Tamil NaduUmrao has been booked under Sections 153 (provocation for rioting), 153A (Promoting enmity between different groups on ground of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 505 (statements conducing to public mischie) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). In his tweet, Umrao had shared a picture of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister (CM) Tejashwi Yadav with Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin stating that "12 migrant workers from Bihar were hung to death in Tamil Nadu for speaking in Hindi". He added that despite these attacks, Yadav attended Stalin's birth celebrations. In the same case, Police have also named Dainik Bhaskar editor and a Patna-based journalist Mohammad Tanvir. .In the past few days, several messages have been shared on social media alleging that Bihar migrant workers are being attacked in Tamil Nadu. However, both the Bihar and Tamil Nadu governments have declared these as rumours and fake news. Recently, a delegation of Bihar government visited Tamil Nadu and expressed satisfaction over the steps taken to ensure safety of the workers.