The Hush Post|9:43 am|one-minute-read|
A video has gone viral showing Balram Thavani, the BJP MLA from Naroda, Ahmedabad beating a woman. The woman had come to meet Thavani at his office to make a complaint about scarcity of water and the incident happened just outside his office.
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अहमदाबाद के नरोडा ईलाके में पानी की किल्लत की शिकायत करने गई एक महिला को गुजरात भाजपा के 'माननीय' विधायक बलराम थावानी ने खुलेआम बेरहमी के साथ पिटा ! @dgpgujarat, @AhmedabadPolice आप तुरंत गिरफ्तारी कीजिए! यह हरगिज नहीं चलेगा! pic.twitter.com/6mV7EmC6KV
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The video shows a group of people beating the woman, who falls on the ground. Thavani is seen kicking the women. However, later, Thavani said that he was sad about the incident and will apologise to the lady.
Thavani was earlier a corporator from Naroda ward of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. In 2017, he was elected from Naroda constituency of state legislative. Thavani had won by a really comfortable margin.
According to unconfirmed messages that went viral on social media, Kishor Thavani, brother of Balram Thavani is also being accused of beating the lady in question in the same incident.
The police has not registered any suo motto complaint nor has the lady gone to the police station.