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Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad says 'Air India official is mad', refuses to tender apology

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad On Saturday Refused To Apologise To Air India Official Whom He Thrashed And Said Would Only Tender An Apology From Parliament For Disrespecting Its Dignity.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 08 Apr 2017, 11:10:53 AM
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad (Image Source ANI)

New Delhi:

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Saturday refused to apologise to Air India official whom he thrashed and said would only tender an apology from Parliament for disrespecting its dignity.

Asserting that it was a small conflict, Gaikwad also said the staff of the airline is mad and around eight such cases of involving into brawl have been registered against him.

He further said that the flying ban imposed on him was not right as no airline can bar any flier. 

Commenting on tickets cancelled by AirLines Gaikwad said, '7 times tickets were booked in my name. I did not do it. Who did? I have raised this issue in the Parliament'. 

Earlier on Friday Air India revoked its flight ban on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad with immediate effect, two weeks after he had assaulted an airline staffer onboard a plane.

Also Read: AI lifts fly ban on Shiv Sena MP Gaikwad after receiving letter from aviation ministry

An airline spokesperson said the move follows a written order from the Ministry of Civil Aviation. Aviation sources said that with the AI revoking the ban, private airlines may follow suit.

Also Read: Govt plans to introduce national no-fly list for unruly passengers after Gaikwad controversy

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First Published : 08 Apr 2017, 10:42:00 AM

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