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Himachal Pradesh: Purported video of assembly deputy speaker slapping student surfaces | Watch

The student's father, in a video shared on Facebook, said Hans Raj had "just touched" his son and some mischievous elements shot a video and circulated it on the internet, he said.

Paras Bisht Edited by: Paras Bisht @ParasBisht15 Shimla Updated on: May 21, 2022 7:57 IST
Himachal Pradesh: Purported video of assembly deputy
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Himachal Pradesh: Purported video of assembly deputy speaker slapping student surfaces 

Highlights

  • Child's father, Riaz Mohammad, downplayed the incident
  • Mohammad said Hans Raj had "just touched" his son and people circulated it on the internet
  • Congress MLA Vikramaditya Singh termed the incident "unfortunate and unacceptable"

A purported video showing Himachal Pradesh Assembly Deputy Speaker Hans Raj slapping a school student in Chamba district has surfaced on social media. 

However, the child's father, Riaz Mohammad, downplayed the incident that took place on Thursday, saying the deputy speaker's hand had brushed against his son while he was trying to make him understand something. In the clip, Hans Raj can be seen talking to the students of a government school in his assembly segment Churah when one of them started laughing. The deputy speaker was then seen slapping the boy.

Congress MLA Vikramaditya Singh termed the incident "unfortunate and unacceptable". The student's father, in a video shared on Facebook, said Hans Raj had "just touched" his son and some mischievous elements shot a video and circulated it on the internet, he said. Mohammad's video was shared by Hans Raj on his Facebook page.

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