NEW DELHI: An Indian lawmaker from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took off his shoe and hit his fellow party leader on the head multiple times after he failed to convince him over placement of names on a foundation stone of a project.
Video of the incident instantly went viral on the internet with people condemning the politicians.
According to ANI news agency, BJP MP Sharad Tripathi and BJP MLA Rakesh Singh were involved in the incident which followed an argument in UP.
Ram Subramanian, a filmmaker and social media activist, condemned the incident and said ” This video of two UP leaders will go all over the world as a statement of the quality of leadership in India. Plus there will be memes. Gazillions of memes. “.