New Delhi, Sep 20: Bharatiya Janata Party’s Mehrauli district chief Azad Singh slapped his wife, an ex-South Delhi mayor, at the party’s Delhi office, right after a poll-preparedness meeting with senior leader Prakash Javadekar.
BJP removed its Mehrauli district president, Azad Singh for slapping his wife Sarita Chaudhary, former South Delhi mayor at party’s Delhi office .
A video of the incident has gone viral on social media.
Party leaders said Singh has filed for divorce from his wife.The fight happened as soon as they came out of the meeting called by Javadekar, who is in-charge of Delhi BJP for Assembly polls, at the party office on Pant Marg, a senior leader said.
“The duo are involved in a marital discord for many years. It was, however, not expected that they will fight like this openly,” he said.
Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari has ordered a panel to probe the incident.
“Singh has a dispute with his wife and former South Delhi mayor Sarita Chaudhary. He indulged in a fight with her. Javadekar was present in the party office at the time of the incident,” said a Delhi BJP leader, who witnessed the incident.