NFTV : Odisha : Amjad Badshah: Ministers who are vested with legislative power to give direction to society, have their social resposibbility of showing maturity in public life without going arrogant. But the incident of Rayagarha of Odisha where Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram’s staff was seen to be carrying his shoes on Monday morning has brought the Minister in news for wrong reason.
Minister Jual Oram was attending a party workers meeting of Koraput parliamentary constituency at Raigarha where party cadres and senior party leaders like Giridhari Gamang,Jayaram Pangi and Bhrugu Buxipatra were also participarting. Before attending the meeting, the Minister went to a Shiva temple and took off his shoes there at temple entrance and after the prayer he came to the meeting venue which is 100 meters distant from the temple on bare foot.
But what happened thereafter was shocking to notice. Oram’s one of Personal assistant (PA) named Niranjan Behera was following him with carrying his shoes in hand upto the meeting venue. There his PA offered the shoes to the Minister to put it on.