Meerut : Some members of the Vaish community held a protest against the UP minister of state for jal shakti Di nesh Khatik for his alleged remark against their community.
” Don’t show your stiffness. I have become an MLA but I belong to a village, and also I am not from a family of traders, ” he had purportedly said on October 4.
On Friday, led by Deepak Gupta, a Vaish community delegation gave a memorandum, addressed to CM Yogi Adityanath, to district magistrate Deepak Meena demanding action against the minister.
UP president of the Vaishya community association, Deepak Gupta. said, ” The minister’s controversial statement has hurt the sentiments of the entire community. We have submitted a memorandum, demanding appropriate action against him.
Meanwhile, the minister said. ” My statement has been distorted. I respect every community. There is no question of hurting the sentiment of others. “