Azam Khan, a senior leader of Bharatiya Samajwadi Party, and two other accused were sentenced to 3 years in prison and a fine of Rs 2,000.
According to Indian media reports, Azam Khan had severely criticized the Modi government and Yogi Adityanath in his Lok Sabha election speech in 2019 and had said that Muslims and minorities suffered a lot during the Modi government.
According to Indian media, the Rampur court found Azam Khan guilty and sentenced him to 3 years in prison.
Azam Khan has the right to challenge the decision in the High Court.
In 2019, a case was registered against Indian Prime Minister Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the magistrate of Rampur for making inflammatory speech.