- BJP leader Hitesh Bajpai said incident being wrongly interpreted
- Shivraj Singh Chouhan was on roadshow in Dhar district
- Congress said "power" has "blinded" the chief minister
While the Congress said it showed Mr Chouhan's "frustration", the chief minister's public relations officer offered no comment.
"We demand that Chouhan be booked for hitting his securityman under section 353 (assault to deter a public servant from performing his duty) of IPC," Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Ajay Singh said.
Power, Mr Singh said, had "blinded" the chief minister and the result of his "failed" policies got on his nerves. "This frustration showed in yesterday's incident," the Congress leader said.
Senior BJP leader Dr Hitesh Bajpai said the incident was being wrongly interpreted.
In the video, an agitated Mr Chouhan is seen hitting the man with his hand while walking, surrounded by people.
When contacted by PTI, the chief minister's Public Relations Officer (PRO) did not offer any comments.
The chief minister held a roadshow at Sardarpur in Dhar district yesterday as part of the BJP's campaign for civic polls in the state.
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