Monday, October 26, 2020
Home News Reports Congress corporator seen creating ruckus at metro station, hits female journalist trying to make...

Congress corporator seen creating ruckus at metro station, hits female journalist trying to make video

Tabassum, the Indian Express journalist had shared on Twitter that when she approached the corporator and requested him to calm down she was misbehaved and assaulted by him.

An Indian Express journalist took to Twitter yesterday to narrate how a congress corporator Vikrant Chavan was seen threatening staff and creating a ruckus at a metro station in Mumbai.

Tabassum, the journalist had tweeted that she had heard the Congress corporator shouting at metro station staffers and security personnel.

In a series of tweets, the journalist explained that when she approached a security staffer to enquire the reason behind the corporator’s anger, she was told that he is only asserting his political power and is unwilling to listen. Upon being told by the security staff that it was a silent zone, the corporator reportedly fired up further.

She further shared that when she asked the corporator to calm down, she was misbehaved, intimidated and attacked physically when trying to make a video.

The journalist stated that she was told rudely by the Congress leader to go away, asserting further his political links.

This story came to light a day after Kaptan Malik, the brother of NCP leader Nawab Malik, was seen brutally thrashing labourers in a viral video. NCP also happens to be the Congress’ ally in the Maharashtra government.

Vikrant Chavan is not new to controversy. According to an Indian Express report, Chavan and three other corporators were charged for abetment of suicide of builder Suraj Parmar in 2015. The victim had cited “mental harassment” by Chavan and the others in his 13-page suicide note as the reason behind his death.

Chavan’s election affidavit states that he has four criminal cases pending against him. They include serious charges such as forgery, evidence tampering, fraud, criminal intimidation besides abetment of suicide. The journalist further shared that despite criminal charges and controversies, the Congress had fielded Chavan from the Ojal Majiwada seat in the assembly elections.

Congress is currently in power in Maharashtra in an alliance government with Shiv Sena and NCP. Recently, a professor at Mumbai University was reportedly asked to go on leave after he had shared a Facebook post against Rahul Gandhi‘s criticism of Savarkar.

Congress’ student wing NSUI had gheraoed the university VC and had held protests demanding action against the said professor for his criticism against the Congress prince.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

Dainik Bhaskar uses NITian Anita Bharti’s image in an article about actress Preetika Chauhan’s arrest by NCB in drug case

Anita Bhati is a student of NIT Patna, who had recently started an online portal of 'TuOn', providing free coaching to students from 7th to 12th grade and those preparing for competitive exams

Editors Guild issues a shameful statement tacitly condoning witch-hunt against Republic TV and Arnab Goswami by Mumbai Police: Details

After almost two weeks of the witch-hunt launched by Mumbai Police against Republic TV and Arnab Goswami, the Editors Guild has finally issued a statement

The Ritika Jindal Syndrome: The desecration of the Temple in Himachal Pradesh shows the urgent necessity of reform in public administration

Ritika Jindal received huge praises for breaking an "age old parochial tradition". She also "taught lessons of equality to priests" apparently.

“I will not compromise, if there is a blood bath, I will swim in the blood and come out of it”: Arnab Goswami

After the Maharashtra government decided to launch a witch-hunt against Republic TV, Arnab Goswami has been fighting a lone battle in the TRP scam case

Days after justifying Paris beheading, Imran Khan writes to Facebook seeking ban on ‘Islamophobic content’, whines against India

Pakistan's PM wrote to Facebook's CEO seeking ban on 'Islamophobic content' on Facebook.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad claims convoy fired upon in UP, fails to mention scuffle was with AIMIM: Read details

Members of Chandrashekhar Azad's Bhim army and Azad Samaj Party were in a scuffle with AIMIM members, both claiming that their life was threatened

Recently Popular

Kerala: Photographer Dia John depicts Hindu deity as smoking weed, deletes picture after outrage

Kochi-based Mukkootil Bhagavathy temple had filed a complaint against Dia John for hurting Hindu religious sentiments

‘He supplies drugs and girls’: Estranged wife of Mahesh Bhatt’s nephew Luviena Lodh alleges harassment by nephew-uncle duo

Luviena Lodh said that Mahesh Bhatt is the don of the industry, and he controls everything that goes on in the film industry

Maharashtra Police arrests Twitter user Sameet Thakkar over ‘Baby Penguin’ remark against Aaditya Thackeray

Twitter user Sameet Thakkar from Nagpur has been arrested for posting derogatory tweets against the Thackerays.

After Turkey President Erdogan says Macron ‘needs treatment’ over attitude to Muslims, Pakistanis trend #boycottfranceproducts on Twitter

Pakistani bots putting their weight behind Turkey president Erdogan's call of 'giving treatment' to French President Macron.

“Allah will burn this woman in Hell”, Islamists attack TMC leader Nusrat Jahan for participating in Durga Puja

"You are the descendant of Satan -Evil. Don't you feel any shame for doing such dirty things?" an extremist commented on Nusrat Jahan for participating in Durga Pujo.
- Advertisement -

After filing FIR against 1000 journalists and employees, Mumbai Police intensifies attack against Republic TV, summons journalists from Delhi, Noida in 24 hours

Mumbai Police under Param Bir Singh has summoned Republic TV's journalists, employees from Noida and Delhi to be present within 24 ours, said Arnab's statement.

Dainik Bhaskar uses NITian Anita Bharti’s image in an article about actress Preetika Chauhan’s arrest by NCB in drug case

Anita Bhati is a student of NIT Patna, who had recently started an online portal of 'TuOn', providing free coaching to students from 7th to 12th grade and those preparing for competitive exams

Actress Kangana Ranaut hits back at Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray after he makes ‘ganja’ jibe against Himachal Pradesh: Here is what she said

A day after Uddhav Thackeray made generalisations about Himachal Pradesh during the annual Shiv Sena Dusshera Mela, actress Kangana Ranaut has slammed Maharashtra CM

Retail co-ops in Kuwait call for the removal of French products from shelves over Mohammad cartoons

Retail outlets in Kuwait removed made-in-France products to mark protest over Prophet cartoons. Many supermarkets in Qatar and Jordan are also reportedly joining the boycott.

Black Lives Matter: Here is why Hardik Pandya taking to his knees during IPL was a meaningless PR stunt to repair his image in...

Following his debacle at Koffee With Karan, Hardik Pandya finally appears to have discovered the trick to find favour in elite circles.

Editors Guild issues a shameful statement tacitly condoning witch-hunt against Republic TV and Arnab Goswami by Mumbai Police: Details

After almost two weeks of the witch-hunt launched by Mumbai Police against Republic TV and Arnab Goswami, the Editors Guild has finally issued a statement

OpIndia and 8 others launch Indian’s largest digital news association, Indian Digital Media Association (IDMA): Read details

The press release announcing the launch of the Indian Digital Media Association (IDMA) in full.

Stick inserted into the private parts of a dog, another canine raped several times: Two recent incidents of bestiality in Maharashtra

The criminal, a 65-year-old daily wage labourer was arrested from the Nerul railway station premises after the incident.

The Ritika Jindal Syndrome: The desecration of the Temple in Himachal Pradesh shows the urgent necessity of reform in public administration

Ritika Jindal received huge praises for breaking an "age old parochial tradition". She also "taught lessons of equality to priests" apparently.

SC lawyer writes to Attorney General, seeks consent to initiate contempt case against Prashant Bhushan: Here is the tweet for which he might be...

Advocate writes to AG KK Venugopal, seeking to initiate Contempt of Court proceedings against Prashant Bhushan.

Connect with us

245,563FansLike
468,621FollowersFollow
19,300SubscribersSubscribe