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Rajasthan minister thrashes electricity board employee; angry staff stage protest

ANI
Published : Feb 21, 2019, 11:10 am IST
Updated : Feb 21, 2019, 11:10 am IST

Chandna, allegedly lost his cool after he came to know that a suspended member was reinstated in RSEB.

Electricity board employees protesting against Ashok Chandna in Bundi. (Photo: ANI)
 Electricity board employees protesting against Ashok Chandna in Bundi. (Photo: ANI)

Bundi: Members of the Rajasthan State Electricity Board (RSEB) staged a protest here alleging that state minister Ashok Chandna slapped and verbally abused Executive Engineer JP Meena.

Chandna, allegedly lost his cool after he came to know that a suspended member was reinstated in RSEB. When JP Meena tried to explain the minister, he allegedly assaulted Meena.

 

Speaking to ANI, Meena said, "Minister (Ashok Chandana) came and asked why I reinstated a staffer he had asked to suspend. He verbally abused and slapped me. He also held my collar. When I tried to explain to him he said only his orders will be followed in Hindoli. We demand justice. We have filed a police complaint, they must take action."

Chandna holds the portfolio of sports, youth affairs, skill development, employment, entrepreneurship, transport and Sainik welfare in the Congress-led Rajasthan government.

Tags: rseb, hindoli, ashok chandna, rajasthan state electricity board
Location: India, Rajasthan, Jaipur