Tamil Nadu Forest Minister Dindigul C Srinivasan is under fire for making two children belonging to a tribal community remove his slippers.
The incident took place when the AIADMK leader paid a visit to Mudumalai Tiger Reserve to inaugurate the 48-day rejuvenation camp for captive elephants.
A video of the incident is going viral on social media.
In the video, the minister can be seen paying a visit to the reserve and is accompanied by other leaders. He then calls two children who belong to the tribe community and asks them to remove his slippers.
Brazen act of caste supremacy from TN Minister Dindugal Sreenivasan. Calls tribal boy to remove the buckle on his slippers during inauguration of rejuvenation camp for captive elephants in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve. @thenewsminute pic.twitter.com/fr0wSt9C09
— priyankathirumurthy (@priyankathiru) February 6, 2020