Mumbai: Maharashtra Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan of BJP has come in for criticism for attending a deaf and dumb children's event with his revolver tucked in his waist which was very much visible for everyone.
The incident happened in Jalgaon city on Sunday when the BJP leader, who hails from Jalgaon district, was addressing children at the even after distributing educational material. The minister has a weapons licence.
Reacting to the development, the Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde said, "the minister should know what sort of example he is setting for the kids to emulate with his brazen display of weapon. Does he not believe in police and security provided to him by the government?" The district superintendent of police was also present at the event.