#Odisha: A man carries shoes of transport minister Padmanabha Behera at the district-level #RepublicDay celebration… https://t.co/t9jUnhydiD
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In the video, a man, who is yet to be identified, was seen holding the minister’s shoes while he was unfurling the national flag at the district headquarters of Keonjhar.
The man was seen placing it near Behera’s feet after the minister had hoisted the tricolour.
Behera, however, dismissed the allegation.
“As a mark of respect to the tricolour, I had taken out my shoes while hoisting the national flag. Nobody was holding my shoes,” Behera said.
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