Last Updated: January 18, 2023, 12:02 IST
Opposition Congress on Tuesday focused Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya, amid stories that the passenger, who by accident opened the emergency exit of an IndiGo airplane after boarding at Chennai airport final month was the BJP Yuva Morcha chief.
It has additionally questioned as to why the federal government hid the incident so lengthy. Neither Surya nor his workplace have reacted to the allegations up to now.
“Tejasvi Surya is an instance of what is going to occur if kids taking part in video games are given the proprietorship. An act of kids’s mischief by making an attempt to open the emergency exit door of the airplane has come to gentle. Why prank with the lives of passengers?” Karnataka Congress said.
In a series of tweets, sharing media reports, it asked as to why the government hid Surya’s attempt to open the emergency exit door, by violating the flight safety rules.
“What was the MP’s intention? What plans were there to create a disaster? Why was he transferred to the back seat after apologising?,” the Congress requested, whereas questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi as to who would have been chargeable for the catastrophe if this “prank” had been carried out after take-off.
“Why is this not being investigated?” it additional requested.
The plane, which was on the bottom, was topic to obligatory engineering checks earlier than it flew to Tiruchirapalli that day.
A senior official at aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday stated the occasion was duly reported and that no security was compromised.
Karnataka Congress president D Okay Shivakumar too sharing the information report accusing Surya stated, “For a protected take-off and touchdown, at all times fly with Congress.” While, AICC general secretary in-charge of Karnataka Randeep Singh Surjewala in a tweet said, “The BJP VIP Brats ! How dare the airline complain? Is it the norm for the BJP power elite? Did it compromise passenger safety? Ohhh! U can’t ask questions about BJP’s entitled VIP’s !” Questioning whether or not the MP used his good workplaces to suppress this information, Congress MLA and KPCC’s Communications in-charge Priyank Kharge tweeted, “Why is Indigo so hesitant to call the passenger? Why didn’t they report back to DGCA? Why is No Comments from the MP? BJP’s Tejasvi Surya allegedly opened emergency exit of IndiGo flight, flight delayed by 2 hours.”
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