Finally the railway minister Obaidul Quader has apologized for slapping a railway employee at Ishwardi. Obaidul Quader slapped railway attendant Boloram Das when some passengers alleged that he demanded extra money from them.
But the rail minister was criticized for this, many said he could follow due process; he could take action against Boloram Das according to the rule. As a minister he should follow the rule.
Though the rail minister has apologized, he claimed that he has public support and most of the readers on the internet supported his action.
The minister said he lost his temper when he saw an elderly woman was standing with her paralyzed husband in spite of having ticket and learned that the attendant demanded extra money for seat. He asked for explanation and the attendant failed to explain this.