The BJP leadership faced a huge embarrassment situation in Uttar Pradesh, when party MP and MLA exchanged blows at a public event, following an event. The video of the incident has gone viral on the social media.
The video begins with a verbal spat between BJP MP Sharad Tripathi and MLA Rakesh Singh. Soon, the argument turns heated and Tripathi takes off his shoe and bashes Singh seven times. In retaliation, Singh gets up from his seat and slaps the MP two to three times before the police and other members present at the spot intervene.
The video clipping shared by a news agency states “Sant Kabir Nagar: BJP MP Sharad Tripathi and BJP MLA Rakesh Singh exchange blows after an argument broke out over placement of names on a foundation stone of a project.”