Bhopal: In fresh trouble for tennis sensation Sania Mirza, a case has been filed in a court here against her as also Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Mani Shankar Aiyar for allegedly disrespecting the national flag.
The case was filed in the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court under Section 2 of the Prevention of Insult to the National Honour Act of 1971 by a local resident Prakash Kumar Thakur.
The complainant alleged that Mirza has disrespected the national tricolor by putting her feet towards the flag during a function whose reports were carried in newspapers. He alleged that the act of Mirza had hurt his sentiments following which he has filed a case in the court of CJM Ajay Shrivastava.
The petitioner said he had made Aiyar as a party to the complaint because he is the Sports Minister.
The court has fixed January 6 for recording the statement of the complainant in this regard. Since January 6 is Sunday, therefore, the case will be taken up on Monday, court sources said.