It was reported that Bengaluru South MP, Tejasvi Surya had opened the emergency exit door of an Indigo flight before takeoff in December. Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has clarified the incident, saying it happened by “mistake” and Surya had “apologised” for the same. After mandatory checks, the flight was allowed to take off. Opposition party leaders have come down heavily on BJP for the incident, calling out the BJP VIP ‘Brats’. Congress MP Randeep Singh Surjewala and Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi, without naming the BJP MP, have criticized the incident.
Today: December 4, 2023