Ukrainian singer Uma Shanti booked for disrespecting Indian flag during live concert

Uma Shanti is the lead vocalist of the band Shanti People. Photo: IANS | Instagram (@uma_shanti

Mumbai: A Ukrainian singer was booked recently for allegedly insulting the Indian national flag during a concert in Pune. A case has been filed against the singer Uma Shanti who is the lead vocalist of the band Shanti People. A video of the incident, which took place on Sunday night, has gone viral on social media.

The Mundhwa police reportedly took action against the singer after a case was filed by Havaldar Tanaji Deshmukh. Shanti danced with the Tricolour in both her hands and later threw the flags towards the audience, as per the FIR.

The Ukrainian band - Shanti People - which was on the India tour, had already performed in Bengaluru and Bhopal last week. This was their second performance in Pune. They had also performed in the city in October.

(With IANS inputs)

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