BJP candidates’ wife questions media for capturing Mammootty’s pics at polling booth; creates brawl
Kochi: The wife of BJP candidate in Thrikkara here questioned when mediapersons captured photographs of actor Mammootty when he arrived for vote and this created a scuffle.
The incident happened at Ponnurunni CKS School when wife of BJP candidate S Saji protested against mediapersons photographing and videographing Mammootty at the booth.
When Saji had come to vote, the polling officials had stopped camera persons from capturing him. But when Mammotty came, the media were allowed to capture his pictures, she alleged. Saji was accompanied by his own cameraman.
BJP workers soon extended support to her and tried to stop the media. Following this, police intervened in the issue.
Meanwhile, Mammootty and wife Sulfath cast vote and returned. The actor urged everyone to follow Covid protocol while voting.