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After other politicians, Rahul Gandhi faces shoe attack in UP

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 26 Sep 2016 11:21 AM GMT

After other politicians, Rahul Gandhi faces shoe attack in UP
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Sitapur: In yet another ridiculing attack on an Indian politician, a shoe was hurled at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi by local journalist Hariom Mishra during the former's road show in Sitapur city of Uttar Pradesh on Monday.

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"Congress has been milking the country for the past 60 years. I, as a journalist, know... what they had been doing when in power? Hence, i could not stop myself when I saw him(Rahul)"justified Mishra

  • The incident took place when Rahul was riding in an open vehicle in the city.
  • The shoe missed the Congress leader narrowly and hit one Jitin Prasada who was standing behind Rahul.
  • During entire incident, Rahul did not stop waving his hand to the crowd.
  • Rahul stated," BJP-RSS intend to spread hatred but Congress operate with love and will keep sticking to that."

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Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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