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Union minister Ramdas Athawale slapped at public event in Maharashtra

Union minister Ramdas Athawale -PTI

Mumbai, Dec 9 : Union minister Ramdas Athawale has been slapped by a man at a public event in Maharashtra’s Ambernath town, police said.

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The incident took place Saturday night as the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment was coming down from the stage, a police official said.

The accused has been identified as Pravin Gosavi. He was later beaten up by Athwale’s supporters.

Gosavi has been shifted to the state-run J J hospital in Mumbai after receiving initial treatment in Ambernath, police said.

The motive behind the attack was not known and police are investigating the matter.

PTI

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