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Hindu leader files complaint against Google in India

Search result shows Narendra Modi as world’s most stupid prime minister

Hindu leader files complaint against Google in India


By Shuriah Niazi


A first information report (FIR) has been registered against Google in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh for an alleged search result in which Narendra Modi was shown as the world’s most stupid prime minister.

Police filed a case under the Information Technology Act against the Internet giant and its director in Shahjahanpur on the complaint of a leader of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, or World Hindu Council.

Police superintendent Kamal Kishore told Anadolu Agency that “RK Awasthi made a complaint against Google and its director and, after investigation it was found true so we registered a case”.

In 2015, Google was forced to apologize after images of Modi appeared in an image search of the “Top 10 criminals in India”.

“Google has insulted our prime minister,” Awasth told Anadolu Agency. “A person who has been devoting 18 hours every day for the sake of our country can never be a stupid prime minister. I, along with other members, decided to lodge a complaint against derogatory search results”.

Google in India did not respond to Anadolu Agency’s request for comment.

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