Calcutta High Court quashes hate speech FIR against actor Paresh Rawal booked for "fish" statement against Bengalis

Single-judge Justice Rajasekhar Mantha while quashing the FIR noted that the speech was made in Gujarati, which was not necessarily understood by the people who have objected to it.
Paresh Rawal and Calcutta High Court
Paresh Rawal and Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court on Monday quashed a first information report registered (FIR) against BJP leader and actor Paresh Rawal for alleged hate speech against Bengalis [Paresh Dayabhai Rawal @ Paresh Rawal vs State of West Bengal].

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