Pics: List of politicians who faced shoe, slipper attacks in India

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New Delhi, Apr 9: A man identified as Ved Prakash hurled shoe at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a live news press conference on Saturday.

The shocking incident took place when he was about to start his press conference for Odd Even programme, starting from April 15 in the national capital.

The man alleged that fake CNG stickers were being distributed in Delhi ahead of the Odd-Even vehicular scheme. Ved Prakash claimed that he had CDs of a sting operation done by him.

Here is the list of politicians who faced shoe, slipper attacks in India

Shoe hurled at Kejriwal in Delhi

Ved Prakash, general secretary of Aam Aadmi Sena hurled a shoe on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a live news press conference on April 9, 2016

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh faced shoe attack in Ahmedabad

A man made an attempt to throw a shoe at then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at a rally in Ahmedabad in April 2009.

Wooden slipper thrown at LK Advani in MP

A wooden slipper was thrown at senior BJP leader LK Advani when the he was going up on stage to address a public meeting in Madhya Pradesh in April 2009.

A journalist thrown shoe at P Chidambaram

Journalist Jarnail Singh hurled a shoe at finance minister P Chidambaram in 2009.

Rahul Gandhi faced shoe attack in 2012 in Dehradun

A shoe was hurled towards Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi by a youth while he was addressing an election rally in Dehradun in January 2012.

Shoe hurled at Jitan Ram Manjhi in 2015

A youth hurled a shoe at then Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi during 'janata durbar' in January 2015.

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