Modi is scheduled to arrive in the city to lay the foundation of the Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University.
Qureshi has been booked under Sections 153A (promoting enmity between two groups on ground of religion, race, etc.), 153B (imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration), 124A (sedition) and 505 1B-(intent to cause fear or alarm to the public).
The panchayat election results are an important morale-booster for the BJP ahead of assembly polls next year in the politically crucial state as it had drawn a lot of flak over its handling of the COVID19 pandemic.
In recent weeks, BJP-run states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh have revealed plans to enact laws to counter alleged attempts to convert Hindu women to Islam in the guise of marriage, which Hindu activists refer to as love jihad.