Shoe Thrown At Parkash Singh Badal In Bathinda

A shoe was hurled at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday by a relative of a radical Sikh leader during an election campaign at Ratta Khera village here.40-year-old Gurbachan Singh allegedly hurled the shoe towards Badal, which first hit security personnel and then touched 89-year-old Badal’s turban, police said.

“A man identified as Gurbachan Singh, hurled shoe at Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal,” Muktsar SSP Dhruman H Nimbale said on Wednesday.A security official guarding Badal tried to stop the shoe with his hand. “After hitting the security personnel, the shoe then touched the turban of CM,” Nimbale said, adding that there was no injury to Badal in this incident.The SSP said the incident occurred at village Ratta Khera where Badal was busy in a public meeting during his election campaign.”CM was just getting up after completing his address when a shoe was hurled by Gurbachan towards CM,” he said.



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