‘Will raise hand where needed’: Sena on Air India staffer assault by its MP

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena does not assist Ravindra Gaikwad's behaviour nonetheless get collectively leaders would "raise their hand" wherever needed, its Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut talked about proper right here on Friday.

He was responding to a question at a press conference proper right here in regards to the get collectively's stand on Gaikwad hitting an Air India employee with a slipper on Thursday.

"The Shiv Sena can never support Ravindra Gaikwad's behaviour. But there should be an inquiry to find out why our MP was forced to behave this way," Raut talked about.

"Hitting anybody can never be the culture of the Sena, but we will surely raise our hand wherever required," Raut talked about.

It is not a few single MP nonetheless a whole lot of passengers who ought to face fairly a couple of troubles because of Air India's poor service, he talked about.

"It would have been better had Air India been as quick in improving its service as it was in banning our MP from flying on its aircraft. Passengers are fleeced at airports like Mumbai and Delhi. What happens to their (AI's) quick decision-making then?" he requested.

Sooner than the get collectively take any movement in opposition to Gaikwad, the MP ought to face movement as per the regulation, Raut talked about.

The entire airways have banned the Shiv Sena MP from boarding their flights a day after he beat an Air India workers collectively together with his slipper. IndiGo cancelled Gaikwad's ticket for the Delhi-Pune flight, which he had booked for Friday. Later, one different airline Vistara too banned the 56-year-old MP from boarding its flight.

Earlier inside the day, the MP from Osmanabad in Maharashtra downplayed evaluations suggesting that Air India is considering banning him from boarding its flights. "I have the tickets, they can't blacklist me. I will board the Delhi-Pune Air India flight this evening. How can they not allow me?" he talked about.

"I will not apologise. It was not my fault, it was his fault. He should apologise. First ask him to apologise then we will see," Gaikwad instructed the media.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has sought a report to search out out the information sooner than he decides on what happens subsequent for Gaikwad.

Air India Obligation Supervisor Sukumar, who was assaulted by Gaikwad, within the current day asserted that the elected representatives should behave in an trustworthy technique. "I am not scared at all, either with Gaikwad or with the Shiv Sena. I have been serving public and have also faced many who get irritated on such issues. It's a common thing for me," he added.

Sukumar extra talked about that he had requested Gaikwad to deboard the aircraft as cleaning workers wanted to full their work following which he acquired indignant. "I had requested him (Gaikwad) to de-board the aircraft as the cleaning staff had to complete their work. On which he got furious and raised his hands," talked about Sukumar.

Earlier, the Centre moreover took cognizance of the incident and assured a radical probe into the matter.