Big Boss 13 fame and social media influencer Vikas Fhatak, popularly known as Hindustani Bhau, has been arrested by Mumbai police for allegedly instigating students to protests against offline exams of class 10 and class 12.
It was reported that the students staged a protest outside School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad in Dharavi after Hindustani Bhau’s video went viral over the internet. In the video, he was seen talking in favour of the online exams and allegedly asked students to assemble in Dharavi.
#BigBoss 13 fame and social media influencer #VikasFhatak, popular as #HindustaniBhau, has been arrested by Mumbai police for allegedly instigating students to protests against offline exams of class 10 and class 12. #dharavi #StudentsLivesMatters #cancelboardexams2022 https://t.co/khubhtpcFH
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The students have been protesting against the decision to conduct exams through offline mode.
He has been booked under multiple relevant Sections of IPC including rioting, Maharashtra Police Act, Maharashtra Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, and Disaster Management Act. Another accused Iqrar Khan Vakhar Khan was arrested on Tuesday.