Hyderabad, Jan. 22 -- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Mysuru Pratap Simha was shooed away by angry villagers of Gujjegowdanapura on Monday, January 22, after he tried to participate in a ceremony organised to mark Ram Mandir pran pratishtha event.

A video on social media shows Simha, accompanied by former minister SR Mahesh and local MLA GT Devegowda, facing the ire of villagers who accuse him of being anti-Dalit.

Pratap Simha has been representing the Mysuru-Kodagu constituency in the Lok Sabha for nearly a decade.

In the video, a man denounces Simha for being consistently ignorant towards his constituency. "You have never visited the village in 10 years and now for political reasons you are here. You never bothered to listen to ...