NCW will write to Karnataka Police to probe 'misbehaviour' of former CM Siddaramaiah with a woman

  • Siddaramaiah landed in controversy on Monday when he was engaged in a duel of words with a woman

  • In the video, he could be seen snatching the microphone and dislodging her dupatta in the process

  • The incident occurred during a public interaction organised by Siddaramaiah in Varuna in Mysuru

New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) Monday said it will write to the Karnataka Police to thoroughly probe the alleged misbehaviour of former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah with a woman.

 NCW will write to Karnataka Police to probe misbehaviour of former CM Siddaramaiah with a woman

File image of Siddaramaiah. Twitter/@siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah landed in controversy on Monday when he was engaged in a duel of words with a woman and snatched the microphone from her, dislodging her dupatta in the process, at an event in Varuna in Mysuru.

The incident, which occurred during a public interaction organised by Siddaramaiah, his MLA son Yathindra, who represents Varuna assembly constituency, and others, was caught on camera with the video of it going viral.

Taking suo motu cognisance of the incident, NCW chief Rekha Sharma said the commission will write to the Karnataka Police to thoroughly investigate the matter and take appropriate action, as per law.

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Updated Date: Jan 28, 2019 19:24:58 IST