Singh claimed that he was stopped from boarding despite the gate being open and having a boarding pass.
New Delhi: AAP leader Sanjay Singh was not allowed to board a Bhopal-bound IndiGo flight from Delhi this morning for allegedly being late, reported NDTV.
Singh claimed that he was stopped from boarding despite the gate being open and having a boarding pass. Singh took to Twitter and urged Union Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri to look into the matter.
आज बैंक कर्मचारियों के कार्यक्रम में शामिल होने भोपाल जा रहा था, लेकिन अपनी बदसलूकी के लिये मशहूर @IndiGo6E की बदतमीज़ी का शिकार हो गया मेरे पास बोर्डिंग पास था सुरक्षा जाँच हो चुकी थी "Gate Open" था लेकिन मुझे नही जाने दिया गया @HardeepSPuri जी कृपया संज्ञान लें। pic.twitter.com/ZOtUoa2hpT— Sanjay Singh AAP (@SanjayAzadSln) September 1, 2019
Singh said he will also complain about the incident to Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu, news agency ANI quoted him as saying.
Indigo has not issued a statement on the matter so far.
"Indigo's staff didn't allow me to board even as I was on time. They misbehaved with me and I will raise this issue in front of Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu about how Indigo airlines staff is rude and misbehaving with the passengers," Singh told NDTV.
After the incident, Singh booked another ticket on an Air India flight to Bhopal.
IndiGo has not issued a statement on the matter so far.
The Aam Aadmi Party appointed has recently appointed Singh as its Rajasthan in-charge. The decision was taken by the party's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal at his residence.
The party took the decision as Rajasthan is important in national politics, the AAP said in a statement. Singh was already given charge of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.