Published On : Mon, Aug 22nd, 2016

In flood-hit Panna, Madhya Pradesh CM gets a lift from cops

shivrajPanna: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was caught on camera, being carried by two policemen during his visit to the flood-hit areas of the state.

The chief minister was visiting Amanganj Tehsil in Panna district on Sunday.

In cellphone photographs that were doing the rounds on social media, Chouhan, 57, is seen carried through ankle-deep water.

Sources in the government said the Chouhan was carried as there was water in the nullah and the collector and the local police chief decided that they could not risk the chief getting hurt or being bitten by snakes.