Monday, April 27, 2009

Shoe thrown at Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

A shoe was thrown at Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by a student identified by Police as Hitesh Chauhan, had failed his fourth semester in computer engineering from an institute in Gandhinagar and reportedly told the police that he had thrown the shoe for five minutes of fame. Cops said Chauhan was notorious on the campus for leading protests, joining inter-college clashes and has been booked once for cheating in an exam. "The shoe", landed 30 feet from podium as, there was a safety net around. Chauhan apparently belongs to the BJP's youth wing, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad. The ABVP, however was quick to disown him and sent a rejoinder clarifying that he had nothing to do with them BJP leader L K Advani also came under attack for the second time.

This is third time a shoe has been thrown at a Indian politican.


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