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Asansol (West Bengal), Sept 19: Union Minister Babul Supriyo created a controversy when he threatened to "break a man's leg" during a public event in Asansol, West Bengal on Tuesday.
Interestingly, Babul Supriyo was invited at Samajik Adhikarita Shivir, an event organised to donate wheelchairs and other equipment for the differently-abled people. He got upset at someone from the public and said, "Why are you moving? Please sit down."
While speaking at the event, the singer-turned-politician initially got miffed at someone from the public and said, "Why are you moving? Please sit down."
The controversial statement came when Supriyo lost his cool after a man distracted him with his continuous movement. The b Minister snapped back at the man, saying, "What happened to you? Any problem? I can break one of your legs and can give you a crutch."
What happened to you? Any problem? I can break one of your legs: Union Minister Babul Supriyo to a man during a program for differently abled people at Nazrul Manch in Asansol #WestBengal pic.twitter.com/cFxpF7K6Pn— ANI (@ANI) September 18, 2018
This is not the first time that the singer-turned-politician has made such statements.
In March, Mr Supriyo, was on a visit to Asansol, which was one of the areas affected by communal violence following Ram Navami celebrations in the state, when he reportedly lashed out at the agitating crowd, saying he will skin them alive.