Minister of State (MoS) in Prime Minister Office (PMO) and Member Parliament-Dr Jitendra Singh on Saturday faced anti-BJP slogans in a Kathua village allegedly over "non-deliverance" of election promises.
According to sources, Dr Jitendra Singh was interrupted by the protestors while speaking at a programme at Government Higher Secondary School Buddhi.
"When the union Minister started his adress people of the Kandi villages started raising anti-BJP slogans", sources said.
They said the protestors led by a local leader-Prithipal Singh, were demanding the adequate drinking water supply, proper maintenance of roads and other infrastructure in the Kandi villages. According to sources, earlier a delegation led by the said BJP leader was not allowed to meet Dr Singh which irked the locals up to such an extent that they started raising slogans against the MP.
"We voted him (Dr Jitendra) to the powerful chair he is holding in Delhi with our decisive mandate because we wanted to get rid of water, power mess in Kandi villages. We wanted to see our people not getting killed or injured in road mishaps. But he has failed", agitating locals said, according to sources.
After the BJP leader found him in an embarrassing situation, source said he left the spot in hurry in his vehicle.