Congress leader Hardik Patel was slapped at a public meeting in Gujarat today (Friday, April 19) morning. Patel was slapped in Gujarat’s Surendernagar district during a Jan Aakrosh Sabha.
Television visuals showed Patel was slapped when he was addressing the gathering. A man could be seen walking on the stage and slap Patel from his right side.
The man who slapped Patel has been detained, reports said.
Earlier on Thursday, a man hurled shoe on BJP leader, during a press conference at BJP headquarter in New Delhi. The man who hurled shoe on the leader identified himself as a doctor by profession.
Shakti Bhargava, the man who hurled a shoe at BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao yesterday (Thursday, April 18) in New Delhi, is himself facing inquiries by the Income Tax Department in connection with buying properties, undisclosed income and unaccounted money.
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Shakti Bhargava is the controller of Bhargava Hospital and many other companies. He hurled a shoe at GVL Narasimha Rao when the latter was addressing a press conference about Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya joining the BJP and the party fielding her from Bhopal. Congress has fielded party stalwart Digvijaya Singh from the same seat.