Madhya Pradesh: Congress MLA from Pushprajgarh in Anuppur district shares obscene videos in WhatsApp group, BJP demands action

"I am a responsible citizen. My mobile phone was not with me at the time when these videos were shared. Somebody has deliberately shared these video to defame me," Marko told Free Press.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Saturday, June 05, 2021, 12:50 PM IST
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File photo of MLA Phundelal Marko |

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Two time Congress MLA from Pushprajgarh assembly constituency in Anuppur district allegedly shared obscene videos in a WhatsApp group.

Following MLA’s post, local BJP leaders submitted a memorandum to additional district superintendent of Anuppur, Abhishek Rajan, on Friday evening and demanded to register a case against Congress MLA.

According to information, Congress MLA Phundelal Singh Marko had posted back to back two obscene videos in a local WhatsApp group created by a local journalist to share news.

The video was shared from a mobile number, which is personally used by the MLA. When some group members objected, MLA deleted the videos.

In the meantime, a group member had taken screenshots and shared it with some BJP leaders.

District BJP president Anuppur, Brijesh Gautam said that Marko’s misdeed had insulted the people of the district. “He is one of the senior tribal leaders and is an elected public representative. In the WhatsApp group, where he shared obscene videos/ photos, there are several respected journalists, public representatives. A case must be registered against him,” Gautam said while talking to journalists.

When contacted, MLA Phundelal Singh Marko said that he was not using his phone at the time when obscene videos were sent. "I am a responsible citizen. My mobile phone was not with me at the time when these videos were shared. Somebody has deliberately shared these video to defame me," Marko told Free Press over phone.

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