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Viral video shows Punjab AAP MLA slapped by husband


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Jalandhar(Punjab): A day prior to Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s visit to Talwandi Sabo, a video on social media showing party MLA Baljinder Kaur being slapped by her husband after an altercation has gone viral.

Baljinder Kaur’s husband is also a leader of the ruling party.

The video, captured on CCTV camera outside her house in Talwandi Sabo, has been doing rounds on social media platforms since Thursday.

The incident reportedly took place on July 10. The police said they do not know who leaked the video or what exactly triggered the incident. No formal complaint has been lodged regarding the incident.

In the video. two-time AAP MLA from Talwandi Sabo, Baljinder Kaur can be seen approaching her husband, Sukhraj Singh, during an argument.

Her husband then in a fit of rage, gets up from his seat and slaps her.

Some people standing next to the couple intervene and try to push Singh away, the purported video showed.

The couple got married in February 2019. Neither Baljinder Kaur nor her husband has commented on the video. Her mobile phone was found not in service when attempted contact.

However, Punjab State Women Commission Chairperson Manisha Gulati said she saw the video and will take suo motu notice of the same.

The Bhagwant Mann-led AAP government in Punjab has come under frequent attacks since its election. Mann is visiting Baljinder’s constituency on Friday.

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