New Delhi, November 15: After a video of a transgender stripping nude on the newly constructed Signature Bridge in Delhi went viral, police have registered a case of obscenity. The video that has gone viral shows the transgenders taking their clothes off on the Signature Bridge and dancing, while people watch them. Police are trying to establish the exact date of the alleged incident. Signature Bridge Scuffle: Complaint Filed Against Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari by AAP MP ND Gupta.
Security on the bridge has been beefed up after there were reports that police were not present on the overpass. According to reports, it took eight years to build the new bridge and within few days of the bridged being opened for public, it has become a dangerous spot for selfies, and piles of garbage have been collected. As per an Indian Express report, in just two days, police recorded 53 cases of improper parking and 24 one-way violations, and they had to tow away 27 vehicles.
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AP Rajya Sabha member N.D. Gupta filed a written complaint with the police against BJP's Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari on charges of inciting violence at the inauguration of the Signature Bridge. The bridge was first announced in 2004 by the Congress government led by Sheila Dikshit. The cost was estimated at Rs 494 crore, with the deadline for completion being before the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Due to multiple postponements, the cost had to be revised on four occasions. The government had to finally incur an expense of Rs 1,518 crore.