Actor and Rajya Sabha MP Suresh Gopi asked salute from a police officer, this has triggered a row in Kerala.
Today he visited heavy wind affected area of Thrissur district and asked a sub-inspector to salute him.
Video footage of MP asking for salute the incident has went viral on social media, the MP saw the sub-inspector siting inside the police jeep even when he was visiting the spot. As he felt it was a disrespect to an MP, he reminded him an MP must be saluted by police.
Police officers are supposed to salute only higher officers and ministers in the hierarchy.