It is being said that the youth who was slapped, allegedly became an irritant to the CM when he while walking along side the CM inadvertently started coming in his way. The CM Chouhan got irritated and slapped the youth, wearing a black dress, though he could not be identified.
Chouhan was there to campaign for the civic elections which are scheduled to be held tomorrow. A total of 70 panchayats and urban bodies are going to polls – 19 urban bodies and 51 panchayats. These are the penultimate elections before the assembly elections which will take place this year only. The five districts going to polls are Barwani, Dhar, Khandwa, Anuppur and Guna.
Chouhan has been elected as CM of Madhya Pradesh thrice. He was first elected as the CM in 2005.