The picture, taken at in Kushinagar, shows UP minister Rajendra Pratap Singh holding up his jacket and pants while his staff member is cleaning the sandal with a cloth. When asked about the incident, Singh, however, denied the incident.
Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Rajendra Pratap Singh was left red-faced after being caught on camera
getting his sandal cleaned by a staff member.
The incident took place at the at Budhdha PG college ,Kushinagar, where the minister had gone to attend
a plantation programme.
The picture taken by photo journalists, shows the minister holding up his jacket and pants while his
staff member is cleaning the sandal with a cloth.
Soon afterwards , as the minister headed towards his car, he was surrounded by reporters who sought his
reaction to which he replied, “I don’t remember anything. Nobody cleaned my sandal.”
Defending him an official seated next to him said, “Mantriji cleaned the sandal himself. I saw him
clean it with a red cloth” Responding to him the minister added, “ Yes, I cleaned the sandal myself
after water fell on it.”