5 arrested by UP police for putting up ‘ByeByeModi’ hoarding in Prayagraj to register their protest against PM’s failures

‘ByeByeModi’ hoarding: Police have arrested 5 people for putting up hoardings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. According to the press note issued by the police, on the night of July 8-9, the accused had put up a hoarding of PM Modi on Stanley Road, ahead of Myohal intersection, in which ‘Bye Bye Modi’ was written. Along with this, it also took a dig at rising inflation and unemployment.

Police arrested 5 people
Police have arrested Aniket Kesari, Abhay Kumar Singh, Rajesh Kesarwani, Shiv and Dharmendra Kumar alias Nanka in this case. According to the information, the case was registered by Katra Outpost Incharge. A case was registered against unknown people at Colonelganj police station under Section 153(B), 505(2) of the IPC.

The arrested men have been accused of making indecent remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The police arrested the accused on the basis of CCTV footage.

‘ByeByeModi’ hoarding

What is written in the hoarding?
PM Modi has been taunted about rising inflation, unemployment through hoardings. The hoarding showed the PM holding an LPG cylinder with a price tag of Rs 1,105. It also carried remarks like “You have taken away lives of many farmers during Farm Laws Protest” and “Dreams of youth have been killed by contract jobs (sic).” Furthermore, it also claimed, “Modi sir’s image graph is growing every day.” The poster also reads “#ByeByeModi” in big letters. However, after the matter came to light, the police got this hoarding removed.

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Claims of conspiracy from Telangana
According to media reports, the police have claimed in this case that a conspiracy has been hatched from Telangana. Police say that the posters were printed by a leader of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) through phone from the company operator of an event manager and a contract was given for 10 thousand rupees for the print of the hoardings.

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