Hoshiarpur: By taking a potshot at yoga guru Baba Ramdev has invited legal troubles for Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh. Describing Congress leader’s remarks as derogatory, Advocate Ajay Gupta, general secretary, legal cell, Hoshiarpur BJP has filed a complaint against Digvijay Singh in the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) court on Wednesday.

The complaint has been filed against Dijvijay for tarnishing Baba Ramdev’s image and hurting people’s religious sentiments.

Advocate Ajay Gupta through his counsel R P Dhir, who is also the president of District Bar Association, claimed that Singh has hurt the religious sentiments of crores of people in general and Hindus in particular by calling Ramdev a ‘maha thug’.

District Bar Association has also extended its support to Dhir on the matter. They said that Digvijay’s derogatory remarks by calling Baba Ramdev a thug has lowered the reputation of the yoga guru in the eyes of general public who dons the mantle of a secular messiah.

The court has fixed June 15 as the next date of hearing when evidence of the complainant will be recorded.

Several advocates were present during the filing of the complaint including Sukhwinderjeet Singh Sangha, Amit Kohli and RK Menon.