Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has strongly reacted against Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government’s plan to take action against the women constables who posed for selfies with her.
According to a media report, Lucknow Police Commissioner DK Thakur has said the women constables, who posed for selfies with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, when she was stopped from proceeding towards Agra on Wednesday evening, would face action.
The photographs of women constables posing with Priyanka Gandhi when she was stopped on the outskirts of Lucknow on her way to Agra went viral on social media, said the report.
In the photographs, the young women constable are seen smiling while taking selfies with Priyanka Gandhi.
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— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) October 20, 2021
All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Priyanka Gandhi has reacted against the news that the Lucknow Police is likely to take action against those women constables for clicking selfies with Priyanka.
While sharing such a selfie on her Twitter handle in Hindi, Priyanka Gandhi writes: “News is coming that Yogiji got so upset with this picture that he wants to take action against these women policemen.”
“If it is a crime to take pictures with me, then I should also be punished for it; it does not suit the government to spoil the career of these hardworking and loyal policemen,” Priyanka added.