NEW DELHI – A man hurled a shoe at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a press conference here on Saturday to announce the reintroduction of the odd-even vehicular scheme in the national capital.
The man identified as Ved Praksh Sharma, is a part of Aam Aadmi Sena and threw a CD too at the Kejriwal when he was trying to brief the details of second phase of scheme in the Indian capital.
Kejriwal was addressing a press conference when the incident occurred.
He said he has the CD, he thrown, of the sting operation done by him on an alleged CNG scam in Delhi.
The shoe missed the target and the man was taken into custody by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers. The man in his 26-27, shouted as he was being whisked away.
Kejriwal later continued with the press conference.
The Congress Party has condemned the attack and said, “Such attacks cannot be justified in anyway.”
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.