Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
keyboard_arrow_down
Login
exit_to_app
Two mind-sets: one here,  the other there
access_time 2021-01-20T13:57:46+05:30
What is Halal? Market strategies and controversy
access_time 2021-01-19T15:54:19+05:30
Arnabs chats cannot be ignored
access_time 2021-01-18T11:33:12+05:30
Women and girls need to be safe
access_time 2021-01-15T15:08:45+05:30
DEEP READAll arrow_drop_down
exit_to_app
Homechevron_rightKeralachevron_rightAide removes Speakers...

Aide removes Speaker's footwear in public, kicks up row

text_fields
bookmark_border
Aide removes Speakers footwear in public, kicks up row
cancel

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Assembly Speaker N Sakthan has got embroiled in a controversy after his driver was seen helping him remove his footwear at a function at the Assembly complex.

The incident happened on Wednesday when he came to inaugurate harvesting of paddy on the Assembly campus. Before getting into the field, his driver was seen helping him removing the slippers.

The picture, which has gone viral, is drawing flak from various quarters.

Reacting to the incident, Speaker N. Sakthan later told reporters that he was pained after a picture in which an aide is seen removing the straps of his footwear went viral.

"I am deeply pained by the picture... For the past 18 years I am suffering from a very rare eye ailment and I have been advised as far as possible not to bend forward.”

"The person who is helping me is a close relative and one who looks after all my personal needs as I am unwell. He travels with me,” he said.

"I have been a legislator for 33 years. Anyone who knows me and my ailment would not have made this a big issue," said Sakthan.

Show Full Article
TAGS:
Next Story