BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya defends son who beat up municipal official, says ‘kachhe khiladi hain’



Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya termed his son beating up an on-duty municipal corporation officer as an unfortunate incident. He added that there was a mishandling of the issue from both sides. Terming his son Akash Vijayvargiya, who is the Indore MLA, and the officer as Kachhe khiladi (Rookies), Kailash Vijayvargiya told news agency ANI that it was not a big issue but was made huge. I think there was mishandling from both the sides. Kachhe khiladi hain – Akash ji bhi aur nagar nigam commissioner. It wasnt a big issue but it was made huge. pic.twitter.com\/y9dPvcUvG3 On being asked if he would condemn his sons actions, he hit back at the journalist and said Akash Vijayvargiya was arrested for thrashing the civic official in Indore but was released from jail by a special court which granted him bail on Saturday last week in two cases, including assault and protesting without permission. The court also asked the BJP leader to submit Rs 50,000 as personal bail bond in the assault case as well as Rs 20,000 in other one. What happened that day? On June 26, Indore MLA and BJP leader Akash Vijayvargiya was caught on camera beating up a municipal corporation officer with a cricket bat while his team was conducting an anti-encroachment drive. The video of the incident went viral on social media causing public outrage. The incident had taken place in the Ganji area in Madhya Pradesh READ ALSO | As the locals protested against the drive, BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya showed up with his supporters and demanded that the officials stop the demolition. When they paid no attention to his demands, Akash started thrashing the officer with a cricket bat. His supporters too climbed on the JCB machine which was tasked with demolishing the illegal houses. Akash Vijayvargiya showed no remorse for the incident when he was asked on the issue. He was quoted as saying by ANI that \u201d

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