Karnataka minister throws kits at sportsperson
Bengaluru: Karnataka revenue minister RV Deshpande courted controversy after a video showing him throwing sports kits at beneficiaries at a function in Haliyal was shared widely on social media on 1st November 2018.
The incident occurred on Wednesday, 31st October 2018, at a function that Deshapande chaired in his constituency. The event was organised to inaugurate a new indoor stadium and to honour local sportsperson who had excelled at the district, state and national levels .
Deshpande was seen standing on a stage and throwing the kits at the sportspersons.
Repeated attempts to reach Deshpande for his comments went unanswered, HT report said.
In a similar incident in September, the public works minister HD Revanna drew criticism after he was shown throwing food items at people at a rescue camp in Kodagu, which was grappling with floods following heavy rainfall.
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