Youth held for hurling slipper at UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

The youth protested about the illegal seizure of his land.

Ghaziabad | Published: March 30, 2014 2:32 pm

A 25-year-old youth was on Sunday detained by police after he threw his slipper at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav while he was addressing a rally at the Ramleela Ground in Kavinagar area here.

The incident took place this afternoon as Yadav started addressing people at the rally. A youth on the spur of the moment stood up from his seat and hurled his footwear at Yadav and protested about the illegal seizure of his land.

However, the footwear fell into the Media Gallery set up on the venue. The police officials, deployed at the venue, immediately overpowered the youth and took him to police station.

Police said further investigation into the incident is on.


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  1. P.S.Arunachalam Arunachalam
    Mar 30, 2014 at 1:26 pm
    Before the elections are over, footwear sellers will do good business. The present day youth do need good target practice.
    1. Ramasubramani Hariharaiyer
      Mar 30, 2014 at 9:23 am
      Very bad .it appears that the youth is like many of our cricketers.he should have aimed properly and hit the target on his face.
      1. V
        Mar 30, 2014 at 10:26 am
        Leaders who loot poor peoples land dont knownthe pain of loosing land and as they loot from treury and make a lot of money.