Javed Akhtar files appeal against Magistrate Court summons over RSS-Taliban comment

A metropolitan magistrate at Mulund had issued summons against the lyricist based on a complaint of lawyer Santosh Dubey in October 2021 against the comments made by Akhtar during an interview.
Javed Akhtar
Javed AkhtarPTI

Lyricist Javed Akhtar has filed a plea before the Mumbai Sessions Court against an order of a Metropolitan Magistrate in Mulund summoning him in a criminal defamation complaint for his alleged remarks comparing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to the Taliban.

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