In a tragic incident, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader reportedly slapped an elderly shopkeeper after he refused to give free cigarette to the man, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
The video capturing this distressing incident has emerged on social media platforms. The footage depicts the man initially verbally abusing the elderly shopkeeper while bystanders attempt to defuse the situation. Subsequently, in a burst of anger, the man proceeds to physically slap the elderly individual.
Here Is The Video:
कानपुर में बीजेपी के एक और पार्षद की गुंडई आई सामने फ्री सिगरेट न देने पर दुनकादार से की अभद्रता, बुजुर्ग दुकानदार को मारे थप्पड़। pic.twitter.com/zDC7lqIqgv
— Priya singh (@priyarajputlive) October 2, 2023
The video has attracted mix reaction from the social media platform X (formerly Twitter) users as most of the people showed their anger over the incident.
नेताओं के द्वारा आतंक का अड्डा बना कानपुर
— Thakur Rishish Singh (@RishishSingh) October 2, 2023
Thakur Rishish Singh, an X user, commented in Hindi, “Kanpur became a base of terror by the leaders.”
Ab yhi hona hai iski jimmedar janta khud hai….vote dete time neend me hote hai aur vote de aate hai phir 5 saal baith kar rote hai….ab jhelo…aur jo ye soch rahe hai hamare saath thode kuch ho rha hai…jab unpe aaye to chillaye nahi phir…baaki jai ho prabhu sab changa si
— Kumar (@S10588513) October 2, 2023
Another X user, Kumar replied to the post stating, “Now this is what is happening, it is the people themselves who are responsible for it…they want to vote at the time of voting and then they come and then after sitting for 5 years they are crying…now they say…and those who are thinking are with us. What is going on…when I come to you, I will not shout again…it is still there, Lord, everything has changed.”
However, Hardeep Singh, another user called upon Uttar Pradesh police and demanded a strict against these people.
— Hardeep Singh (@Hardeep29270271) October 2, 2023
“#UPPolice #kanpurpolice #YogiAdityanath Start action against these boys immediately,” he wrote in Hindi.
(Additional details regarding the incident are currently awaited)