A video, purportedly showing a senior IPS officer in uniform, touching Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s feet, has triggered a controversy in West Bengal.
In the video, that has gone viral across West Bengal, 1996-batch IPS officer Rajeev Mishra was seen touching the feet of Banerjee near a sea beach, apparently at Digha in West Midnapore district during her recent visit.BJP slams Mamata’s remarks on Kashmir, asks why is she afraid of central agencies
As seen in the video, Mishra, who is posted as the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Western Zone, takes a bite of a cake from Banerjee and then reach out to her to touch her feet. Sources claimed the video was shot during her recent visit to Digha.
Mishra, who was earlier the Additional Commissioner of Police-III in Kolkata Police, was transferred as IGP, Western Zone, in 2016.