Congress MLA throws fish on government officer

Nitesh Rane, a Congress MLA in Mumbai, threw a fish at a senior government officer. The incident took place during a visit to the Fisheries Commissioner’s office.

His supporters first dumped a bucketful of fish on the commissioner’s table. Nitesh Rane then picked up a fish and threw it at the officer.

A video was recorded when the incident took place and has gone viral on social media.

Rane justified his action and said he had gone to the officer to talk about issues faced by the traditional fishing community of the Konkan region.