Two Bahujan Samaj Party leaders – Ramji Gautam (national coordinator) and Sitaram (former in-charge of party’s state unit) – were garlanded with shoes, faces blackened and paraded outside the party office In Rajasthan on Tuesday by some of their own party workers who alleged corruption in ticket allocation.
A BSP worker present there was quoted by several media reports as – “Our workers are upset with the leaders. The workers have worked on the ground for five years but they have given ticket to parachute candidates, who are of the BJP and the Congress, in lieu of money. BSP workers and leaders are being ignored and exploited.
Irked with corruption in ticket allocation by the leaders, party workers made Ramji Gautam sit on a donkey and paraded outside the party office in Banipark.
The video of the incident is going viral of social media platforms, inviting bag full of mixed reactions over the incident.
Condemning the incident, the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati termed it as a shameful act and blamed the Congress for it.