If not for a handful of individuals sporting masks, it will be troublesome to inform that the incident on video is going down in the midst of a world pandemic triggered by a highly-contagious virus.
Forget six ft of social distancing, one can be hard-pressed to seek out an inch of hole within the body as a Madhya Pradesh minister and his entourage are seen in a vigorous dust-up with a Congress employee in Gwalior’s Phool Bagh space.
The incident came about on Wednesday afternoon when Madhya Pradesh Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar got here to satisfy representatives of a group.
At that point, some Congress staff additionally got here to the spot to protest towards the removing of the celebration’s hoardings by the native civic physique.
The video reveals Mr Tomar snatching the Congress flag from a celebration employee, after which the 2 might be seen pushing and shoving one another.
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Congress staff later raised slogans towards the minister.
The Congress staff had been protesting towards the removing of hoardings and banners put as much as welcome state celebration chief Kamal Nath, who’s scheduled to reach right here on September 18.
Senior police officer Satyendra Singh Tomar stated when the minister got here to Phool Bagh to take a memorandum, a few protesting Congress staff got here close to him.
“The security personnel took these protesters away and took the minister safely ahead to enable him to accept the memorandum,” he stated, including that no case was registered in reference to the incident.
The minister later stated, “Congress workers created disorder in bid to reach the spot. But this will not deter a public servant. Kamal Nath, during his 15-month long tenure as chief minister, did not give even 15 minutes for Gwalior.”
He accused the earlier Congress authorities of not sanctioning funds for hospitals right here.
“Now, the Congress is spending crores on advertisements and hoardings,” the minister alleged.
After the incident, former minister and Congress MLA Lakhan Yadav and Congress candidate from Gwalior Sunil Sharma staged a dharna on the website.
“The posters-banners of the Congress are being removed due to fear of BJP leaders and ministers, but the common people are with us. How will the BJP take them away?” Mr Sharma requested.
(With inputs from PTI)