Indian Ministers: Arrogance of Power

3 Jan

Looks like the success of public elected Indian ministers goes into their head, they seem to lack their civic sense and think of themselves as the most superior and powerful herd of people in the Indian society. Here are examples of such minister and their deeds which reflect the arrogance of power displayed by them in public.

1. On December 28, 2012, Punjab health minister and senior BJP leader Madan Mohan Mittal lost his temper in public on not being received by the ADGP (Additional Director General of Police) Gurdev Singh Sahota during the inauguration of community health centre at the Punjab Armed Police (PAP) complex.

2. On December 2, 2012 Nitin Nikam, a corporator from Raj Thackeray’s Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) was caught on camera repeatedly slapping 65-year-old DG Patil (contractor) over alleged delay in repairing a damaged water pipeline.

3. Uttar Pradesh’s Urban Development Minister Mohammed Azam Khan on August 27, 2012 lost his cool and scolded IAS officer Vishnu Swaroop Misra, called him ‘badtameez(disrespectful person)’ during an official meeting.

4. Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki and his associates on June 15, 2011 went to the office of Kanpur Electricity Supply Company (KESCO) MD, Ritu Maheshwari, barged into her cabin and allegedly abused and misbehaved with her.

5. On Feb 8, 2011 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati’s Personal Security Officer (PSO) Padam Singh, a retired police officer went beyond his call of duty as he wiped Mayawati’s dusty shoes with his handkerchief during her visit to the Auraiya district in UP.

6. Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on March 23, 2009 allegedly threatened a senior lady official Ministhy Dileep (an IAS officer from Kerala) of Mainpuri district. He alleged the way in which Ministhy, the District Magistrate (who was also District Election Oficer) was cancelling arms licences.

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