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KCR takes MLA to task for 'misbehaviour' with woman collector

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Chief Minister today expressed anger and anguish over the alleged "rash behaviour" of from Mahabubabad Shankar Naik towards a woman district collector at an official event.

While the denied any wrongdoing on his part and said he respected the collector and apologised to her, the officer declined to comment on the entire episode.

A release issued by Rao's office said, "Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has expressed anger at Mahabubabad Shankar Naik's rash behaviour towards the district collector. He took the MLA to task for his misbehaviour. The CM expressed his regrets and anguish over the incident."

Rao instructed his party's legislator to personally meet the collector and tender an unconditional apology to her, it said.

"The CM warned the MLA that if he does not change his behaviour, he would be suspended from the party," it said.

Rao asked Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari and MP Sitaram Naik "to speak to the collector and settle the matter on behalf of the government and the The CM said such incidents should not recur," the release said.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 22:22 IST