Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Textiles Minister Shankar Rao slapped his Personal Assistant during a press conference in Vizianagaram district of the state. Rao slapped his Personal Assistant when he failed to notice the minister handing him the phone during the press conference.
Despite videos of the slapping incident, the minister has denied assaulting his PA, calling it an accident. He claimed that he was only handing over the phone to his PA.
Earlier, too, the minister had reportedly slapped a grocery store supervisor when he was an MLA.