New Delhi, Feb 23: Assam's famous singer Papon, whose real name is Angarag Papon Mahanta, has invited controversy an lot of public wrath by kissing a mino contestant in a Reality Show which he judges. A vieo was posted on Papon's Facebook page where he is sen applying colour on a minor contestant and is also seen applying colours on her.
Reportedly a police complaint has also been filed against the singer and he has been booked under POCSO Act.
Papon is a judge in a reality show on singing ‘Voice of India Kids’.
The complainant Runa Bhuyan said in the complaint: “I am shocked to see the behaviour of the said singer Angarag Papon Mahanta towards a minor girl where he is seen to be applying colors on a minor girl and inappropriately kissing the said girl. On seeing the video, I am seriously concerned regarding the safety and security of minor girl participating in reality shows across India.”
The said video is now viral and ther is lot of reactions against the singer's action. Reportedly Papon’s manager told a Guwahati-based newspaper that the didn’t mean any harm to the child.