Lucknow: A BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal district allegedly hit a differently-abled man with a stick and repeatedly poked his face with it for criticising the party’s rule in the state and the Centre, with a video of the incident going viral Wednesday.
In the video, the local BJP leader, Mohammad Miya, purportedly assaults the man who was shouting that he would vote for Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav
Miya, later sought to defend his action, saying the man was drunk and dubbed it
The man, who doesn’t put up a fight, is heard shouting, “Vote denge Akhilesh ko (Will vote for Akhilesh Yadav)”, as he walks away
Facing outrage, Miya later claimed that he was only trying to make the man leave the place.”He was abusing Modiji and Yogi