Tripura BJP Minister Manoj Kanti Deb was caught on camera groping a Woman Cabinet Colleague (Santana Chakma, Social Welfare Minister) on the stage in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
In the footage which has gone viral, The Cabinet Minister was found touching the Woman Minister inappropriately and the victim showed signs of discomfort. This shocking incident which accounts to sexual harassment took place at a BJP Rally in Agartala on February 9th this year.
A demonstration was held in Tripura demanding the resignation of Minister Manoj Kanti Deb. BJP Leadership is yet to take any action against the Minister for Sports.
Responding to the backlash, Manoj Kanti Deb said: 'Its a bad propaganda against Me. Santana Chakma came in front of Me while PM was inaugurating. I might have touched her by mistake but I don't have any wrong intentions. Just tried to move her away as she stood in front of me'.