Agartala,Feb 12 : A controversial video went viral on social media in which BJP leader and Tripura Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Manoj Kanti Deb was seen groping a female ministerial colleague on stage in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Tripura’s opposition Left Front has demanded that he be fired and charged with sexual harassment and arrested with immediate arrested.
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In the video clip, minister Manoj Kanti Deb is seen “touching” the woman in an “indecent manner” during a rally in Agartala on Saturday that was also attended by Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb.
Despite the video evidence in which the Prime Minister is also present, the ruling BJP, however, dismissed the charge, hitting out at the Left Front for “character assassination”.
“Manoj Kanti Deb must be sacked and be arrested for touching the woman minister in an extremely indecent manner on the stage from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb addressed the public gathering,” Left Front convener Bijan Dhar said.