Maharashtra BJP vice chairman Chitra Wagh on Sunday demanded that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath take “strict action” in opposition to a policeman who held Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra by her garments on the Delhi-UP border on her option to Hathras.
Chitra Wagh’s stand drew assist from Congress leaders who claimed she had not forgotten her “sanskar” regardless of crossing over to the saffron fold final yr.
Priyanka Gandhi together with different Congress leaders together with her brother Rahul Gandhi was on her option to Hathras on Saturday afternoon to fulfill the household of a girl who died after she was allegedly gang-raped when the incident occurred on the Delhi-UP border.
There have been scuffles involving Congress staff and the Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) police. During the incident, a helmet-wearing policeman had held the Congress normal secretary by her kurta on the DND toll plaza whereas a crowd surrounded them.
In a tweet in Hindi, Ms Wagh stated, “How dare a male police officer lay his hand on the clothes of a woman political leader!”
Police ought to at all times be aware of their limits, she stated.
“Yogi Adityanath ji, who believes in the Indian culture, should take strict action against such police officials,” she stated.
Along together with her tweet, Ms Wagh additionally posted an image of the official holding Priyanka Gandhi by her garments.
Maharashtra Youth Congress chief Satyajit Tambe lauded the BJP chief’s stand.
He stated Ms Wagh, who stop the NCP to affix the BJP final yr, had caught to her “sanskar” regardless of altering her get together.
Earlier within the day, the Gautam Buddh Nagar police apologised to Priyanka Gandhi and stated it has ordered an inquiry into the incident.
Pictures and movies of the incident additionally surfaced on social media, drawing criticism for the state authorities and the police.