Viral Video: In UP, A BJP MLA, A Slap, And Then A Clarification

Viral Video: In UP, A BJP MLA, A Slap, And Then A Clarification

Newsdesk |
January 8, 2022

A viral video from Uttar Pradesh has given fresh fodder to the opposition ahead of the state elections to attack the Yogi Adityanath government.

New Delhi, 08 January 2022                                                                  

As per news report of NDTV, as the video was being widely shared, a prompt reaction came from the BJP MLA Pankaj Gupta who was seen in the clip, purportedly being slapped by a farmer. "It was just a pat on the cheek," he told reporters. The 21-second clip ,reportedly shot three days ago shows the BJP MLA from Unnao on the stage at an event to unveil a statue . An old man then comes close to him and then is seen giving him, what seems to be, a slap on the face. A couple of men then quickly surround this old man - apparently questioning him for his action - and escort him as they all descend the stage. It is not clear what provoked the man, who is a farmer in the area.

Source - NDTV


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