Added on : 2019-03-06 19:50:33
A video of the incident has gone viral on social media. In the video, Tripathi is seen hitting Baghel with his shoe following an argument. The videos show BJP MP Sharad Tripathi losing his cool at party colleague and MLA Rakesh Singh Baghel because his name was missing from the foundation stone for a local road. Baghel said it was his decision not to have Tripathi’s name.
UP minister Ashutosh Tandon was also present at the meeting, which had been convened to discuss some development project in Sant Kabir Nagar.
Tripathi and Baghel hurled abuses at each other in full public view at the event which was being covered by journalists present with their cameras.