New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manoj Kashyap was seen terming gods as ‘chowkidars’ during a public rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur district. According to a video, which surfaced on social media, purportedly shows the BJP leader chanting ‘Mera Ram’ (my Ram) and the crowd responding with ‘chowkidar’ (watchman) slogans at a youth workers’ meeting on Tuesday. Also Read - Oops! Wife Catches Husband Having Dosa With Girlfriend in Car, Takes Them to The Police Station
Further, slogans like ‘Mera Shankar’ and ‘Mera Hanuman’ were followed by chants of ‘chowkidar’. Also Read - Big Benefit For 6 Lakh Home Buyers in UP, PM Announces Rs 2691 Crore Under PMAY-G | Details Here
Notably, Manoj Kashyap is a former convenor of the ‘Braj Prant’, a unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the ‘Braj’ (Mathura-Vrindavan) area. Also Read - UP Govt Lifts Ban On Entry of Poultry Products, Says Chicken, Eggs Not Dangerous if Cooked at 70°C
Ahead of the upcoming elections, Kashyap has been made the star campaigner of the BJP for the Shahjahanpur Lok Sabha seat. State irrigation minister Dharmpal Singh and BJP candidate Arun Sagar can be seen sitting on the dias in the video.
Asked about the incident, chief development officer Mahendra Singh Tanwar said the matter had not come into his knowledge yet, but assured that action would be taken after a proper inquiry.