Amaravati (AP), June 28 (PTI) A video showing a purported casual banter of a group of TDP MPs in New Delhi about ‘hunger-strike’ has gone viral on social media today. Also Read - Live Cricket Score Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 3 Today's Match Live Updates Gabba, Brisbane: Rahane-Pujara Eye Solid Start
The MPs were seen chatting, in a mocking tone, about hunger-strike with one of them suggesting that he could sit on fast for a week as I want to lose five kgs. Also Read - Vaccination Drive Suspended in Maharashtra Till Monday Due to CoWin App Glitches
In the short video clip, ostensibly shot on a mobile phone, they were seen having tea in their party office and having the casual chat. Also Read - Day 1 of Largest Vaccination Drive Ends as Over 1.9 Frontline Workers Get First Jabs | 10 Points
They were apparently discussing about the ongoing indefinite hunger-strike by party colleague C M Ramesh, MP, in Kadapa over the steel plant issue.
When contacted, M Srinivasa Rao, MP from Anakapalli, among those seen in the video, told PTI over phone from New Delhi that it was just an informal meet of the MPs.
We were just cracking some jokes, he said, but pleaded ignorance about the video.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.