Who is Ramila Khadiya: A case was registered Monday against the Rajasthan MLA for allegedly slapping a head constable on duty at Banswara.
Mahendra Nath said on the night of June 13, he stopped a youth who was biking on the streets and questioned him of his movements. The man abused him and dialled Khadiya. The MLA rushed to the spot and allegedly assaulted Nath, physically and verbally.
“At a naka, police stopped a youth who was in an inebriated condition. He abused me, grabbed me by my collar and called up the MLA. She reached the spot and started abusing me. While we were talking, the MLA slapped me,” ANI quoted Nath saying.
Reports quoting police said Khadiya and some others have been booked in the case.
“The allegations are totally false. He harasses people and demands money in the name of enforcing restrictions,” Khadiya said, refuting the constable’s accusations.
Who Is Ramila Khadiya?
Khadiya is an independent Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Kushalgarh, Rajasthan. She has been embroiled in controversy multiple times during her political career. Last year, HuffPost reported Khadiya was named in an FIR along with other politicians connected to a case of leaked audio tapes allegedly about “toppling” Ashok Gehlot’s government.
In 2018, Khadiya made news for getting her son Rohit married before the legal age, as per reports. He reportedly even fathered a child before 21. The child marriage issue had reached court and Khadiya had been directed to not get her son married before he came of legal age. She reportedly got him married secretly at a Madhya Pradesh ashram, therefore.