Maharashtra state BJP spokesperson Vinayak Ambekar was slapped by employees of the Nationalist Congress Party for posting feedback in opposition to social gathering chief and veteran politician Sharad Pawar. A video of the assault was posted by the state BJP chief Chandrakant Patil.
“Maharashtra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Pvt. Vinayak Ambekar has been attacked by NCP goons and on behalf of BJP, I strongly condemned this attack. These NCP goons must be dealt with immediately!” reads a tough translation of the Marathi caption.
— Chandrakant Patil (@ChDadaPatil) May 14, 2022
The video reveals some males having an altercation with Mr Ambekar, who’s seated at a desk. In the center of this, one man slapped him.
On Saturday, Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale and a scholar, Nikhil Bhamre, had been arrested for allegedly sharing objectionable posts on Mr Pawar.
A court docket in Maharashtra at present remanded the actor in police custody until May 18.
While Ms Chitale was arrested by the Thane police, Mr Bhamre was arrested in Nashik.
Ms Chitale has been accused of defamation and selling enmity and spreading disharmony amongst folks.
The NCP is a part of the ruling mix in Maharashtra.