Delhi BJP leader slaps wife at party HQ after meeting with Union Minister, Video goes viral
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has removed its Mehrauli district president, Azad Singh for slapping his wife Sarita Chaudhary, a former South Delhi mayor at party’s Delhi office on Thursday. Vikas Tanwar has replaced Singh as working president of the district.
Yesterday, after a meeting with Union minister Prakash Javadekar, BJP’s Mehrauli district chief Azad Singh was seen slapping his wife. A video of the incident has gone viral on social media. As per the party leaders, the duo is involved in a marital discord for many years, Singh has also filed for divorce.
Speaking to a news agency, a senior BJP leader said that the fight took place as soon as they came out of the meeting called by Javadekar, in-charge of Delhi BJP for Assembly elections 2019.
Reports claimed that Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari has ordered a panel to look into the incident. “She first abused me and attacked me so I pushed her in self defense” Singh said.
Meanwhile, a senior official in the Delhi Police said that they have not received any complaint from anyone regarding the incident. “Appropriate action will be taken if a complaint is given to us,” he added.