In a major embarrassment to Hindu Nationalist Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), its city face in Kashmir, fighting elections on Amira Kadal assembly constituency, Hina Bhat Sunday slapped an on duty Polling Officer in uptown Chana Pora area.
Reports said that the BJP candidate had to face wrath of ruling National Conference workers who witnessed the event there.
“Hina Bhat visited a polling centre in Methan Lal Nagar to review polling where she slapped a polling officer. The move angered NC workers present at the polling centre,” the reports said.
Bhat then took refuge inside the polling centre after facing the wrath of angered political workers of the ruling party amid anti-BJP slogans while security was called in to rescue the BJP candidate.