Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey asked for the suspension of a police officer who failed to recognise him and stopped him from entering the venue of a function in Siwan.
In a short video clip that emerged on Saturday, Pandey can be seen getting angry over the official stopping him and asking Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Jitendra Pandey to suspend Assistant Sub-Inspector of police (ASI) Ganesh Chauhan.
#WATCH Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey asks for suspension of a police officer who fails to recognise the minister; The police officer was deputed for security at the foundation stone laying ceremony of a hospital in Siwan yesterday. pic.twitter.com/gsG71WwsdD— ANI (@ANI) February 15, 2020
"Why have you deployed such policemen who do not recognise a minister and then stop the minister? Get him suspended," Pandey can be heard saying in the video.
State Art, Culture and Youth Department minister Pramod Kumar was also present during the incident.
(With ANI Inputs)