Assam, January 21: A yet another case of the state’s apathy towards its officials comes into light as a Junior Engineer in Assam’s Nagaon district is allegedly made to apologise by touching the feet of a BJP MLA according to a BDO official.
The offence of the JE was he got the car of the MLA re-parked when it was blocking the road to the office and this irked the personal staff of the legislator.
The action was somehow recorded in a camera of a TV news channels and shows various eye witnesses to the drama on road. Junior Engineer of Kothiatoli Development Block in Nagaon district, Jayanta Das is seen touching Raha constituency MLA Dimbeswar Das’ feet in the Block Development Office (BDO).
The MLA was on a sudden inspection to the office on Thursday. The JE on duty, finding Das’ car blocking the road to the office got it removed and this angered Das’ supporters. They reported the matter to the politician. The clip that has surfaced shows how BJP MLA is scolding the engineer who later on touches his feet in apology. Das, however, denied before the media later that the JE touched his feet in apology.