Patna, Jan 28: A man on Thursday, Jan 28, hurled a slipper at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during a public meeting in Bakhtiyarpur city of Patna district.
Following the incident, the police arrested the man, identified as P K Rai, who threw slipper at Kumar, in protest of liquor ban in the state.
The shoe fell short of the dais and the man was caught immediately by police. Rai hails from Samastipur district and initial questioning revealed that he was angry for non-redressal of his complaint.
The arrested man was kept at Bhakhtiyarpur police station for detailed questioning. The chief minister continued with the programme despite the incident. Bhakhtiyarpur is the chief minister's native place.
On Dec 23, 2013, a slipper was thrown at Nitish Kumar during a public function in Begusarai district. Earlier, also, there have been reports of slippers being thrown during Nitish Kumar's rallies.
Here are some Twitter reactions:
Slipper thrown at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar in a rally at his home turf #BiharJungleRajReturns— Ashish (@ashishtikoo31) January 28, 2016
A Slipper thrown on Nitish Kumar during his Patna Rally! ROFL 😂😂— पाटलीण बाई (@PradnyaLotlikar) March 31, 2014