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MP: BJP corporator's husband stops leaders from inaugurating

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

A BJP corporator's husband was today suspended from the party for indiscipline after he stopped an and MLA from inaugurating some newly constructed roads in his wife's municipal ward.

Shyam Singh Meena, husband of corporator Manphool Singh Meena, blocked the path of local and Huzur area MLA Rameshwar Sharma, also from the BJP, when the two arrived to inaugurate some roads in Kolar locality here, party functionaries said.

They said that Shyam told the two senior leaders to turn back claiming that his wife had already inaugurated the roads in question.

Corporator Manphool Meena was by the side of Shyam when the incident happened, a video of which went viral on

Party sources said that Shyam and MLA Rameshwar Sharma have reportedly been at loggerheads with the former alleging that the was trying to take credit for developmental works initiated in the ward by his corporator wife.

"BJP chief has suspended the primary membership of Shyam for indulging in indiscipline on the basis of the video of the incident which appeared on and on the complaints made by the MP and MLA," said state BJP spokesman said.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 21:20 IST