Panna (Madhya Pradesh): In a shocking incident, a Madhya Pradesh minister was caught on camera on Sunday kicking a 14-year-old boy after he allegedly begged her for some money.
CaughtOnCam: MP Minister Kusum Mehdele kicking a 14- year old boy who allegedly was begging her for money. pic.twitter.com/3l1KmXT666
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Madhya Pradesh animal husbandry minister Kusum Mehdele, who was in Panna, some 400 kilometres off Bhopal on the occasion of Madhya Pradesh foundation day could be seen in the video, which has now gone viral, kicking the mendicant boy on the head as he stooped to her feet begging for some money. The minister later proceeded to board her car.
“Dena didi, ek rupya dena didi (sister please do give me one rupee),” the boy could be heard begging the minister after Mehdele as part of a cleanliness drive organised on the occasion swept the road near a bus stand.
The minister has not yet responded to the allegations against her.
(With inputs from agencies)