When Mathura was burning in flames, Bharatiya Janata Party's Hema Malini was busy posting pictures on social media.
A news agency reported on Friday that Hema Malini, an MP from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, uploaded shoot pictures of hers on Twitter just hours after her Parliamentary constituency was hit by violence. Mathura is facing the heat following an anti-encroachment drive by the police.
BJP MP (Mathura) Hema Malini uploads shoot pictures on her Twitter even as death toll from Mathura incident rises. pic.twitter.com/CCilzxReCZ— ANI (@ANI_news) June 3, 2016
Moments after the news started trending on the social platforms. Hema Malini chose to delete her tweets and came up another one dedicated to Mathura violence.
I just came bk frm Mathura & got the news of the violence tht has taken place there in which policemen have lost their lives.— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) June 3, 2016
So so upset by ths news frm a place which is so dear to me Will go there again if my presence is required.My heart goes out to the bereaved— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) June 3, 2016
Nearly, 24 people have been killed, including two senior police officials, in clashes between cops and encroachers following an anti-encroachment drive at Jawaharbagh.