BHUBANESWAR: Shoes were thrown towards Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while he was campaigning for the upcoming Bijepur byelections on Tuesday.
The incident took place at a public rally in Kumbhari in Bargarh district's Barali.
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The Chief Minister had just started off addressing the gathering when the youth allegedly hurled shoes targeting him.
The entire incident has been caught in a video and shared by news agency ANI.
Patnaik has not received any injuries. The accused was later caught hold of and thrashed by police.
Earlier on January 31, a woman had thrown eggs on Patnaik while he was attending an event. The event was taking place in the city of Balasore.
Following the incident, the woman was detained.
In a video captured during the incident, the Chief Minister was seen posing with a group of men for clicking pictures when suddenly the woman started throwing eggs targetting him.