New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Naroda MLA Balram Thawani on Monday Stoked a controversy after he was caught on camera kicking Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nitu Tejwani.Also Read - UP Election 2022: Yogi Adityanath Likely to be BJP's CM Face in Upcoming State Polls, Says Keshav Prasad Maurya

The NCP leader had on Sunday gone to Thawani’s office over some local issue. Tejwani told ANI that the BJP leader slapped and kicked her before she raised her concerns. Also Read - Telangana Govt Rolls Out Dalit Bandhu Scheme in Vasalamarri Village | Details Here

Narrating her ordeal, Tejwani said that her husband was also thrashed by Thawani’ people. Also Read - UP Gram Panchayat Election Results 2021: Samajwadi Party Wins Big In Modi's Varanasi | Full List of Newly Elected Gram Pradhans Here

“I had gone to meet BJP MLA Balram Thawani over a local issue but even before hearing me he slapped me, when I fell down he started to kick me,” Nitu Tejwani said.

“I ask Modi ji, how are women safe under the BJP rule?,” the NCP leader wanted to know.

Balram Thawani issued a statement over his conduct, saying that he felt provoked and acted out in self-defence.

“I got swayed by emotions, I accept the mistake, it was not intentional. I have been in politics for the last 22 years, such thing has never happened before. I will say sorry to her, “ANI reported Thawani as saying.

Nitu Tejwani has registered a complaint against the MLA.