In a shocking incident, Zaheerabad Lok Sabha member B.B. Patil slapped Sakshi photojournalist Shiva while he was taking a photo of Deputy Speaker M. Padma Devender Reddy at Jarasangam Ketaki Sangameswara temple on Friday.
Media personnel from Sangareddy had arrived there to cover the programme. Mr Shiva tried to click the camera when Ms Padma was offering prayers in the temple. At this time, to the reasons best known to him, Mr Patil got irritated and slapped the photojournalist.
Ms Padma offered an apology but journalists demanded it from Mr Patil. Protesting against the incident, the journalists squatted before the vehicle of the Lok Sabha member. He refused to do so and tried to go away in the vehicle of the Deputy Speaker.Mr. Patil offered an apology and left the place.
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