New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) The National Commission for Women Monday said it will write to the Karnataka Police to thoroughly probe the alleged misbehaviour of former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah with a woman. Also Read - 'Get Well Soon, Dada': Fans Send Love & Tweet Wishes After Sourav Ganguly Hospitalised in Kolkata

Siddaramaiah landed in controversy Monday when he was engaged in a wordy duel with a woman and snatched the microphone from her, dislodging her dupatta in the process, at an event in Varuna in Mysuru. Also Read - Sourav Ganguly Taken to Kolkata's Apollo Hospital After Complaining of Chest Pain | Live Updates

The incident, which occurred during a public interaction organised by Siddaramaiah, his MLA son Yathindra, who represents Varuna assembly constituency, and others, was caught on camera with the video of it going viral. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A52 And Samsung Galaxy A72 Prices Leaked, Starts From Rs 32,800 And Rs 39,800

Taking suo motu cognisance of the incident, NCW chief Rekha Sharma said the commission will write to the Karnataka Police to thoroughly investigate the matter and take appropriate action, as per law.

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