A big blow to BJP ideology, there was a shoe exchange between member of Parliament (MP) and MLA in the District Planning Committee Meet at Sant Kabir nagar, Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place when the planning committee meeting was underway at the collectorate in the presence of minister in-charge of the district, Ashutosh Tandon. The video shows Tripathi getting furious, complaining that his name was missing from the foundation stone for a road in the district’s Mehdawal area.
Shoe exchange was on naming the foundation stone for newly constructed road. BJP MP from Sant Kabir Nagar Sharad Tripathi and MLA from Mehdawal, Rakesh Baghel, got involved in a verbal duel over taking credit for a newly laid road. After a brief exchange of words, laced with abuses, both came to blows with one of them using a shoe to thrash the other, leaving officials and party leaders stunned. The video clip of the incident surfaced on TV channels.
BJP MP had beaten the MLA with Shoe for more than 10-15 times.
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