Pilibhit (UP): A police complaint was on Friday
lodged against Varun Gandhi by a panchayat member, who accused
the BJP MP of manhandling him as he protested "lack of
development" in the area.
The incident took place in Gabia Sahrai village in the
district this afternoon when Varun, the local MP, was holding
a meeting there, police said.
During the meeting, a panchayat member, Sanjay Biswas,
engaged in a heated debate with the parliamentarian over
alleged lack of development in the area. He reached the dais
and started shouting slogans following which BJP workers took
him away, they said.
Later, Biswas lodged a complaint at Madhav Tanda police
station alleging that Varun had manhandled him for raising the
issue, a police official said, adding the matter was being
However, the BJP workers have termed the incident as