On Friday (January 20), a Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA named Asit Majumder courted controversy after he was seen receiving a foot therapeutic massage from a feminine social gathering employee.
The incident came about when Majumder visited the Debanandapur village within the Hooghly district of West Bengal as a part of the social gathering’s 60-day marketing campaign ‘Didir Surakha Kavach’, forward of the upcoming Panchayat polls.
After finishing the day’s programme, he went to the home of a neighborhood TMC chief named Piyush Dhar. It was throughout his time at Dhar’s residence that Asit Majumder acquired a foot therapeutic massage from a lady.
Reportedly, a member of Trinamool Congress (Chunchura) Panchayat Samiti named Ruma Roy Pal started massaging his toes whereas he lay comfortably on the mattress. The image, which was initially uploaded by Pal on her Facebook account, stirred political controversy.
Asit Majumder got here underneath fireplace for ‘exploiting’ his place of energy. While talking in regards to the matter, BJP chief Suresh Sahu mentioned, “His policy of ‘give and take’ is pretty clear. If you want to get something from him, then, you have to give him something in return.”
“He treats his supporters as slaves (Dashi) and keeps them lurking around for his benefit. And in return, he appoints them either as the head of the panchayat or its member…This is a matter of shame. Hope he develops some wisdom. We can only hope for that,” he emphasised.
Ruma Roy Pal defends Asit Mazumder
Meanwhile, the foot masseur aka Ruma Roy Pal has come out in defence of the TMC legislator. She claimed that Asit Mazumder underwent surgical procedure a number of months in the past however that didn’t cease him from strolling for ‘Didir Surakha Kavach’ marketing campaign.
“He had sprained his leg, which became hard as a brick. He loves me like his daughter and I respect him as a father figure. After my husband’s death, he made me the Pradhan of the Panchayat,” she added.
“Where is it written that I cannot serve him as my parents? He was lying down and I served him as a daughter as you can see in that picture. After the foot massage, he experienced relief. I was blessed to know that,” Pal concluded.