A disturbing CCTV footage of Rajasthan Congress MLA Rajendra Bidhuri kicking a farmer's turban has gone viral on social media. While the video is reported to be from October 2021, the unfortunate incident gained spotlight on Tuesday given the ongoing political situation in the state over impending assembly elections.
The man, whose turban was kicked by Bidhuri, had approached the MLA for assistance over his son's unemployment, only to face insult. According to the timestamp on the footage, the incident occurred on October 10, 2021, at 1:35 pm. The incident
Man sought assistance regarding his unemployed son
In the video, the man removes his turban as soon as the MLA arrives and keeps it near his feet. According to reports, the man had approached Bidhuri, who represents Begun constituency in Chittorgarh, seeking assistance regarding his unemployed son. However, Bidhuri who was seemingly enraged kicked the man's turban.
Following this, Bidhuri is seen leaving with his supporters. The man then picks up his turban and ties again it around his head.
Watch the video below
Assembly elections in Rajasthan are slated for November 25 this year. The Ashok Gehlot government has under fire for assault on women and rising unemployment in the state.