India / Madhya Pradesh Minister takes out glasses stuck in BJP candidates hair Congress demands action

Zoom News : Oct 18, 2021, 09:40 PM
Bhopal: During the campaigning in the Raigaon Legislative Assembly by-election in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh, the glasses of a minister trapped in the hair of a BJP woman candidate in a meeting caused disaster. The minister started removing his spectacles from the female candidate's hair, after which the controversy started. Congress has demanded action, terming this act of the minister as indecent.

Video went viral on social media

In a video viral on social media, purportedly state Mining Minister Brijendra Pratap Singh is seen first searching for his glasses in his pocket when a man sitting next to him indicates that the minister's glasses got stuck in the hair of the BJP's woman candidate. Has happened. After this, the minister sitting behind the woman is seen removing his glasses from her hair. Attacking the BJP, the Congress alleged that the minister had wrongly touched a woman candidate. Congress has also shared a video in this regard on Twitter.

Congress's target

In the video shared by the Congress, the minister is seen leaning on the knee of the BJP candidate sitting next to him and talking to the Chief Minister sitting on the other side. State Mahila Congress President Archana Jaiswal said in a statement, “BJP only pretends to be women empowerment but the video and picture have shown the reality. The Mining Minister not only touched the hair of the woman candidate but also placed his hand on her in a wrong way. He asked why the BJP, which claimed to be a cadre based disciplined party, did not take action against the minister. Jaiswal said that such people should not get a respectable post like a minister.

BJP retaliated

On the other hand, BJP State Secretary Rajnish Agarwal said that this reaction shows the dirty mind of Congress leaders. "This is not only a perverted mentality but also an insult to a Dalit woman candidate. It is the tradition of Congress.