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UP Police books former governor Aziz Qureshi for sedition over remark on Adityanath government

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Aziz Qureshi, the former Uttar Pradesh Governor, has been booked for sedition by the Police for his remarks against the Yogi Adityanath-led state government. An FIR was lodged against Qureshi after BJP leader Akash Saxena filed a complaint at the Civil Lines police station in the Rampur district. Qureshi has been booked under Sections 153A, 153B, 124A and 505[1] [B]. Saxena claimed that Qureshi compared the state govt to a "demon".