Livid Mamata yells at security guards in public

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 07, 2013 10:31 hrs

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday night lost her cool and screamed in public at her security guards for delay in arrival of her car at the Kolkata Book Fair site.

Mamata, who had gone to the Fair, publicly screamed and reprimanded at the security guards for the delay of her car at the gate.

According to a report on NDTV, as Mamata was leaving the venue, she shouted at the guards saying, "Apnakay chabkano uchit" which in English means, "you should be whipped."

She said this not once but twice at least and so loudly, her audio is clearly captured on camera, the report said.

The police official who was the target of her anger is Kusum Kumar Dwivedi who has been her personal security for many years, it added.

An official of Publishers and Book Sellers Guild, which organised the fair, said that when Mamata came out of the gate no 1, her car came late as it had to find its way through a crowd, following which she got angry.

Complaint against Didi for 'whipping' comment

A complaint was filed today against Mamata Banerjee in the State Human Rights Commission.

Rights body Association of Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR) has filed a complaint against Banerjee in the State Human Rights Commission, taking exception to the behaviour and language used by Banerjee, which it describes as "gross violation of human rights".

No senior police official was available for comment.

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