Kisaan Yatra: Youth throws shoe at Rahul Gandhi, detained
The shoe, however, missed Rahul Gandhi and landed on the person standing by his side.
The youth, who has been identified as Hari Om, has been detained by the security officials. He is believed to be between 30 and 35 years in age.
Local hurls a shoe towards Congress VP Rahul Gandhi during his road show in Sitapur(UP),detained by police pic.twitter.com/oU3YsB3Fru— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) 26 September 2016
# Shoe hurled at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during a road show in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh.
# Man identified as Hari Om was detained on the spot by security officials.
# After the incident, Rahul Gandhi attacked Bhartiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) saying he will not be scared by these tactics.
# “A short while ago somebody hurled a shoe on us, it didn't touch me. I want to tell the people of BJP and RSS people - throw as many shoes on me as you want, I am not scared of you,” Rahul said.
# To claim healthy position in upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections, Rahul Gandhi is doing Kisaan Yatra across Uttar Pradesh and holding Khaat Sabhas at various stops.