Mandya: A viral video showed JD(S) MLA slapping the principal of a college in full public view in Mandya, leading to a public outcry.
According to an IANS report, the incident occurred on Monday when M Srinivas, an MLA from Mandya was on a visit to Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar ITI College.
A JD(S) MLA in Karnataka slapped a college principal who was not able to provide a clear answer about the ongoing development work for a computer lab.
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According to eyewitnesses, Srinivas got infuriated as the Principal, Naganad, could not give information on the work in a laboratory during the inauguration of the renovated ITI College.
The JD(S) MLA scolded him, made an awkward face, and slapped him twice in front of his colleagues and local politicians including a woman. The video shows the principal in shock and awe while the public is trying to placate the MLA.
Shambhu Gowda, the President of the Government Employees Association Mandya District, on Tuesday said that the matter will be brought to the notice of the District Commissioner.
Gowda called an emergency meeting of the association and took details of the assault on the Principal. He also met the Principal and took details of the incident and assured him of full support.
(With IANS inputs)