Dilip Singh Shekhawat, a BJP MLA from Nagada, Khachrod, in Chattisgarh was humiliated with a garland of shoes by a youth. Shekhawat was out on a public meeting when the incident happened.
The incident happened when Shekhawat was seeking support from the locals during campaigning when a youth with an orange hat came up to him and quickly garlanded him with shoes. Shekhawat did not quickly realise that he had been garlanded with shoes.
The moment he realised he took off the garland of shoes from his neck and agitatedly grabbed the youth. The youth was beaten up by his supporters.
The identity of the youth is yet to be ascertained.
The second phase of the state elections began on November 20 with 72 constituencies going for polls . It began eight days after before the first phase which happened on November 12. The first phase had a 70% turnout.
Delhi CM and Aam Aam Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal was attacked by chilli powder on Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened at around 2 pm when he was leaving for lunch. The accused is in custody at the Indraprastha police station.
On Monday, a man reportedly belonging to a right-wing organisation threw ink at Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani and former JNU students union leader Kanhaiya Kumar. The two were in Gwalior to address a seminar at the Chamber of Commerce Bhawan here as part of their "Samvidhan Bachao" protest.
Mukesh Pal of the Hindu Sena threw ink at Kumar and Mevani, which left a stain on their shirts, when the two were about to address the seminar, said Additional Superintendent of Police SS Tomar. Kumar and Mevani later addressed the seminar as scheduled with Tomar informing that its proceedings were videographed.
Tomar said Pal had been arrested for the incident, while another 20 were held for burning effigies of Kumar and Mevani on Sunday.