Congress MLA Umang Singhar attacked a BJP leader in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh after a fight broke out over taking the credit for handing a cheque to the family of a girl who was electrocuted.

Singhar sparked a controversy when he slapped BJP office-bearer Pradeep Gadia at an event held to compensate the family of the eight-year-old girl. Both the leaders wanted credit for the compensation and got into an argument that turned physical. A video of the incident (above) was posted by ANI.

Police officers who were at the scene diffused the tension. According The Tribune, Gadiya filed a complaint against Singhar at the local police station.