When Mushrif reached Kolhapur the next day to attend a meeting of the party workers, his followers asked him to sit on a chair and poured milk on him to 'purify' him.
"I apologise for what my followers have done. I was not aware and did not realise what they are doing. Otherwise, I would have stopped them. I was baffled both the times, when they poured milk on me and when the party worker poured ink on me," Mushrif said.
The supporters had also poured milk on Mushrif's photo and burnt an effigy of Dongardive.