Indian Congress MLA Asha Kumari slaps woman constable, gets it back

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Sources said that since Rahul - an SPG protectee - had already begun the meeting, the police officials posted outside the Congress office in Shimla - the venue of the review meet - were directed to not allow anyone else in. "The lady constable misbehaved with me, abused me and nearly beat me up, but I should not have lost my calm".

Congress MLA Asha Kumari assaults woman constable, gets slapped back.

"I don't regret the incident but I feel sorry for what happened".

A Congress MLA, Asha Kumari and a woman constable Rajvanti ended up slapping each. "In a rage, I raised my hand in retaliation and she also did the same", Kumari told reporters outside the Congress office.

Miffed Congress MLA didn't stop here and again tried to hit the lady constable but by then other people around interfered and stopped the slap-fest getting uglier.

Himachal Pradesh lawmaker Asha Kumari slaps police constable, receives a slap in return
Indian Congress MLA Asha Kumari slaps woman constable, gets it back

"I am not happy with it".

Rahul Gandhi is now in Himachal Pradesh to review the Congress' performance in the recently-concluded election there, in which the party lost to the BJP, as reported by The Times of India.

Kumari won from the Dalhousie seat in the recent Himachal Pradesh election.

Wresting power from the Congress in Himachal Pradesh, BJP bagged 44 seats in the 68-seat Assembly to form the government in the state.

During a day-long visit to Shimla, the Congress President will review the party's performance in the recently-held Himachal Pradesh assembly election. "So far I have not made any complaints", she said.

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