Senior BJP leader LK Advani today disapproved of the alleged action of Shiv Sena MPs in forcing a fasting Muslim to eat at Maharashtra Sadan here. "This is wrong," he told reporters when asked to comment on the incident which allegedly took place last week.
It was reported that a group of Shiv Sena MPs, apparently angry over not being served Maharashtrian food, allegedly forced a Muslim catering superviser who was fasting during Ramzan to eat a chapati. The alleged incident rocked both Houses of Parliament today.
Maharashtra Sadan incident: Video shows Shiv Sena MP force-feeding Muslim staffer on Ramzan fast
Even as Shiv Sena MPs have denied allegations of forcing a Muslim catering supervisor to break his Ramzan fast at Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi last week, a video footage grabbed by television news channel 'Mi Marathi' has emerged which clearly shows Rajan Vichare, Sena MP from Thane, forcing the Muslim supervisor to eat chapati. The act has sparked outrage with opposition parties severely criticising the Shiv Sena MPs and demanding a through probe into the matter. Senior Congress Leader Kamal Nath said, “This is an extremely shameful thing and it demonstrates the Shiv Sena's mindset." Read more