Left criticised BJP Palakkad (Kerala) candidate ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan after photos of voters washing his feet went viral

BJP candidate from Palakkad in Kerala, E Sreedharan has landed on the receiving end of sharp criticism from the Left. More popularly known as ‘Metro Man’, Sreedharan joined the BJP last month and was declared the party’s candidate from Palakkad in the April 6 Kerala assembly elections. Trouble began for E Sreedharan (88) on Sunday after images of voters touching and washing his feet went into wide circulation on social media. The pictures were reportedly clicked during ‘Metro Man’ Sreedharan’s election campaign in Palakkad. In one picture, a voter was seen kneeling before Sreedharan while another shows a man wiping his feet with a cloth.