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BJP MLA Krishan Lal seen crossing the ankle -deep river on his PSO's back (Photo: ANI)[/caption]
A controversial picture showing BJP MLA from Jammu and Kashmir
Krishan Lal crossing the river channel sitting on the back of his PSO has embarrassed the party in the state and question are being raised against Lal for 'misusing official position'.
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However, instead of being apologetic, Lal justified the action saying, PSO has been appointed to help him.
"He is my PSO, he was hired to help me, right? Who else will help me?” asked Lal.
Rubbishing the allegations of 'misusing power' Lal said "I was fulfilling my responsibility by going to a young boy’s pyre, who was killed in the ceasefire violation. The PSO himself offered to lift me on his back. I was just fulfilling my job,” he said.
Earlier in a similar type pf incident, Maharashtra rural development minister Pankaja Munde
was embroiled in a controversy after a member of her staff was seen carrying her slippers.
Munde defended herself saying that the man was in her personal employment and not a government servant.