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Caught On Camera: Congress Leader Inappropriately Touches MLC Woman On Stage

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| August 19 , 2017 , 18:03 IST

In a shocking incident, a video of Karnataka Congress leader TP Ramesh, inappropriately touching a woman on stage has gone viral on the internet, bringing shame to the entire party.

The incident is of the Independence Day celebration, in Karnataka's Madikeri town attended by various Congress leaders.

In the video, former president of Madikeri Congress unit and current Chairman of the Silk Board TP Ramesh can be seen trying to hold the hand of MLC Veena Achaiah in front of an entire crowd while sitting on the stage.

MLC Veena Achaiah pushed his hand away as he held her hand. The Congress leader can be seen smiling in the video. When the video went viral on social media, Congress leader TP Ramesh dismissed the allegations saying that Veena is like her sister and he was not touching her inappropriately.

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Congress leader Ramesh said, “We are from the same region and I consider Veena as my sister. The video is being shared to defame me.”

When questioned about the incident, Congress said that strict actions would be taken against the leader if found guilty.

Earlier, a Congress MLA Vincent was held on charges of rape after a woman attempted suicide alleging that she was being harassed by the Congress leader.