Medha Patkar refuted the allegations and said she was equipped with a solution to each price.
The Madhya Pradesh police these days filed a case against social activist and founder of the ‘Narmada Bachao’ movement Medha Patkar and eleven others for allegedly misusing around ₹ thirteen crores accrued within the call of schooling of tribal children. The complainant additionally alleged that the cash accrued by way of the Narmada Navnirman Abhiyan consider turned into being utilized in funding anti-country wide sports. The activist has refuted the allegations and stated that the complainant is a member of the student wing of the ruling BJP’s ideological mentor the RSS.
The First Information Report, or FIR, changed into filed under phase 420 of the Indian Penal Code in the Barwani district.
Ms Patkar is the trustee of the Narmada Navnirman Abhiyan trust.
A complainant named Pritam Raj Badole has registered the FIR alleging that Medha Patkar misled people with the aid of impersonating herself as a social employee who works to offer primary-stage training to the tribal youngsters of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, even as additionally providing residential dwelling faculties for educational functions.
Meanwhile, the activist refuted the allegations towards her and stated that even as she has no longer acquired any legitimate word from the police, she became ready with an answer to every charge.
Asserting that the complainant has connections with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) that is the scholar wing of BJP’s ideological mentor of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Ms Patkar stated, “We have the audit file available for every question concerning the economic popularity. We, in truth, won the case towards the Delhi Lieutenant Governor as we do no longer be given foreign money and constantly audit our financial institution accounts. Even within the future, we will keep answering and putting forth the proof. The complainant is a member of ABVP and is connected with RSS.”
“We have used the cash to help human beings generate livelihood and will maintain doing it. We have been charged with such allegations within the past as nicely. We do no longer be given CSR price range, however, it was best as soon as when we everyday it from a Nandurbar collector and we have already registered the audit for the equal,” she introduced.