File picture of Pradhuman Singh Tomar.

This shouldn’t be the primary time Pradhuman Singh Tomar has caught eyeballs together with his actions. Most not too long ago, after his son misbehaved with policemen in Gwalior, he made him apologise to the personnel and as penance for his actions, made him clear public bogs and backyard the subsequent day.

  • News18 Gwalior
  • Last Updated: June 1, 2020, 2:47 PM IST

This former MLA and ex-minister of the earlier Kamal Nath authorities is roaming barefoot within the blistering warmth of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. He has pledged to resolve the problems being confronted by the constituency, primarily of potable water scarcity.

Until that’s completed, Pradhuman Singh Tomar is not going to don footwear.

A staunch loyalist of Jyotiraditya Scindia, Tomar had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party after his political idol abandoned Congress in March this yr. He had not solely resigned from MP meeting however had additionally shunned his ministerial berth. Sources say that amongst different Scindia loyalists, Tomar is hopeful of a cupboard berth within the Shivraj Singh Chouhan authorities.

However, this isn’t the primary time Tomar has caught eyeballs together with his actions. Most not too long ago, after his son misbehaved with policemen in Gwalior, the previous minister was fast to make his kin repent. He made his son apologise to the personnel and as penance for his actions, made him clear public bogs and backyard the subsequent day.

He has usually additionally been noticed sweeping roads and cleansing drains within the Gwalior area.

But his political opponents allege that Tomar merely craves publicity and sometimes resorts to such gimmicks to hog the limelight. A senior Congress chief stated he’s doing this to garner consideration amid talks of cupboard growth within the state.

Tomar represented the Gwalior meeting constituency and this barefoot pledge of his additionally comes at a time when the seat has fallen vacant due to his resignation and a bypoll is awaited.

He had beforehand stated that if he’s supplied a ministerial berth, he would attain Raj Bhavan barefooted to take his oath, saying that the general public’s ache ought to be on show, all over the place.

With inputs from Sushil Kaushik in Gwalior.







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