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Man throws shoe at Delhi CM Kejriwal amid press conference

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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.”

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Far-West Province has high potential: Minister Bhatta





BAITADI— Minister for Industry, Tourism, Forests and Environment of Far-West Province Maya Bhatta has said that Far-West Province has high potentials for development.

At an orientation programme for journalists in Baitadi on Saturday, Bhatta said that the Far-West Province has high chance for religious tourism.

On the occasion, Province Minister Bhatta feted Far-West Provincial Chairman of National Association of Tourism Journalists (NATOJ) Amar Raj Bhattarai and newly-elected Chairman of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Baitadi chapter Mahesh Prasad Awasthi.

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