Punjab: A case of domestic violence with senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Professor Baljinder Kaur from Talwandi Sabo in Punjab has come to light. In fact, a purported video of the ruling party's MLA Baljinder Kaur being slapped vigorously by her husband in front of everyone in Punjab is becoming increasingly viral on social media. After the slap in the viral video, some people are seen trying to handle him. At the same time, according to the information coming out, no complaint has been lodged by the female MLA regarding the slap. But, it is being told that now the commission will take suo motu cognizance of this matter.
Sukhraj Singh is seen slapping his wife in the video
It is being told that it was shot on July 10. In this video, Baljinder Kaur, a two-time MLA from Talwandi Sabo, can be heard arguing with her husband Sukhraj Singh. It is also seen in the video that accused Sukhraj Singh is talking to some people on some issue in the verandah of the house. Then, he gets up after walking some distance and sits down at one place. Meanwhile, his wife comes there and tells him something. After which an angry Sukhraj wakes up fast and slaps his wife vigorously. MLA Kaur stands there silently. An elder of this incident is consoling the MLA, while some people are seen trying to pacify Sukhraj.
Commission will take suo motu cognizance of the incident
According to the information, no complaint has been lodged by the MLA of Aam Aadmi Party regarding this matter. It is being told that till now no statement has come out from MLA Baljinder Kaur or her husband Sukhraj Bal on this issue. However, this video is becoming increasingly viral on social media and people are demanding legal action against the MLA's husband in this case of domestic violence. Meanwhile, Punjab State Commission for Women chairperson Manisha Gulati said that she has seen the video and will take suo motu cognizance of the incident.
Baljinder Kaur came into politics from education world
Baljinder Kaur, who came into politics from the education world, married Sukhraj Singh, the convener of the Aam Aadmi Party's youth wing for Majha region, in February 2019. Before joining politics, she was a professor of English at Mata Gujri College in Fatehgarh Sahib. Baljinder Kaur has done her M Phil from Panjab University, Patiala in the year 2009.