Mandya, June 21: JD(S) MLA M Srinivas allegedly tried to slap a college principal several times in full public view for not providing prompt answers about the ongoing work at a computer lab.
The ugly incident came to light after a video had gone viral that showed the Mandya MLA purportedly making several attempts to slap the Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar ITI College principal Naganand.
Huge public outrage is pouring in on the social media against Srinivas for his misconduct.
The video purportedly depicts the MLA scolding and trying to slap him twice before his college staff and local politicians.
The principal appears to be in trauma and astonished while the onlookers are trying to pacify the MLA.
Meanwhile, the Government Employees Association on Tuesday took cognizance of the incident and pledged to bring it to the notice of Deputy Commissioner.
The association convened an emergency meeting and collected details of the incident. The members including association president Shambhu Gowda met the victim and assured him relief.