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Watch Video: MP Minister fails to read Republic Day speech, asks collector to do the job; says, ‘Collector saab padhenge’

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 January 2019, 16:04 IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath-led Congress government’s minister Imarti Devi put her party in an embarrassing state after she failed to read out her Republic Day speech at Gwalior on Saturday.

The Minister after hoisting the tricolour read a few lines of her speech but failed to continue further. Following which she handed over the speech sheets to the district collector.

A video of the MP minister has gone viral on social media, in which Imarti Devi can be heard saying, "Ab collector Saab padhenge (now the collector will read).” The collector, Bharat Yadav came to her rescue and continued reading the rest of the speech.

"I was sick for the past two days, you can ask the doctor. But it is okay. the collector can read it (the speech) properly," the woman and child development minister told reporters over not reading her speech.

Also read: Republic Day 2019: Statewide boycott in Mizoram over Citizenship Bill; Governor addresses empty ground of R-Day

First published: 26 January 2019, 16:04 IST
 
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