Bengaluru : Revenue Minister RV Deshpande threw the prizes for the athletes to save time, lead to controversy. The incident happened on Wednesday at Haliyal in Karnataka. The scenes of the event had spread widely through the media.
The visuals shows, the sports kits are being thrown to the athletes who proved to be the best in national and state meetings. The Minister on the dais throw the kits to the athletes who are below the dais.
Minister was giving his inaugural speech on the occasion of inauguration of the Indoor Stadium. In his own constituency, PWD constructed the Indoor Stadium. The distribution of sports kits started after the inauguration ceremony and as the list was lengthy, Minister decided to throw the kits to save time.
Minister has not responded to the controversies till now.