New Delhi: The suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator, who was seen brandishing guns in a viral video, has been expelled from the party for six years.Also Read - Watch Video: Repeatedly Bitten by Opponent, But Olympic Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya Emerged on Top
A video had gone viral in which the suspended lawmaker Pranav Singh Champion was seen dancing on Bollywood number with guns. Also Read - Mumbai Local Train Latest News: Anguished Over Maharashtra Govt’s Decision, Passenger Associations Plan to Approach PM Modi For Travel Approval
“Party sought an explanation from Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion on the video where he is seen abusing and indulging in wrongful acts. Since his reply was not satisfactory as per our disciplinary committee,he has been expelled from the party for 6 yrs,” said Anil Baluni, BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member. Also Read - Do Kids Need To Be Vaccinated To Attend School? This Is What WHO Has To Say
Pranav Singh had claimed that the clip was edited and termed it an intrusion into his privacy.
“The video which has gone viral is edited and an intrusion into my privacy. I never used abusive words against anyone as is being shown by the media,” he told a private news channel.
He said that the guns he had were ‘licensed, unloaded and not pointed to anyone’. He also said that there was nothing wrong in dancing with guns.
“Show me a single four-time MLA who has my level of fitness at the age of 53 and is as highly qualified as me. I am defying age. But the media never shows these positive aspects of my personality,” Champion said.