There have been several sex scandals involving ministers and politicians which have rocked the nation.
Lets take a look at some of them.
Babulal Nagar (Grey shirt)
The former minister in the Rajasthan government was accused by a woman of sexually exploiting her in the year 2013. She alleged that the minister had promised her a government job and then assaulted her sexually. He had to resign in the wake of the allegations.
Raghavji Lakhamsi Savala
A minister in the Madhya Pradesh government, Savala had to resign after being accused of sexually abusing his maid.
Gopal Kanda (Holding mic)
An air hostess accused this Haryana minister of sexual harassment. She had mentioned about the incident in her suicide note. Kanda was forced to resign.
This Congress leader and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh was accused of being involved in a sexual relationship when he was governor of Andhra Pradesh in 2009. He quit after the allegations surfaced.
Mahipal Maderna (In wheelchair)
This minister in the Rajasthan government in 2011 was accused in the Bhanwari Devi sex scandal. The lady had gone missing and her husband had accused Maderna of kidnapping her
P K Kunhalikutty (Extreme left)
In 1997, a minister in the Kerala government, P K Kunhalikutty came under the radar after it was alleged that an ice cream parlour in Kozhikode was being used to lure women into prostitution. Although he quit as mnister, he was never made an accused in the case.
This former minister in the Uttar Pradesh government was sent to jail for allegedly killing Madhumita Shukla, a poet. It was alleged that she was carrying Tripathi's child, and when she refused to abort it despite several threats, was gunned down.
Suresh Ram, the son of Indian Independence activist Jagjivan Ram was caught in a sex scandal in 1978. Pictures of Suresh in a compromising position with a woman appeared in a magazine called Surya which was then edited by Maneka Gandhi.