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Shoe hurled at Rahul near Dehradun

After team Anna it was Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's who faced shoe missile while addressing poll rally near Dehradun on Monday afternoon. Kuldeep Singh (26) hurled shoe towards Rahul's dais while latter dubbed him a 'BJP man'. Anupam Trivedi reports.

india Updated: Jan 24, 2012 02:30 IST
Anupam Trivedi
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After team Anna it was Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's who faced shoe missile while addressing poll rally near Dehradun on Monday afternoon. Kuldeep Singh (26) hurled shoe towards Rahul's dais while latter dubbed him a 'BJP man'.

Even as anyone could understand, Singh sitting amidst crowd in the front row, hurl shoe towards dais as soon as Rahul begun addressing his last poll rally at Vikasnagar in the outskirts of Dehradun. Singh a local resident shouted "Congress and Rahul are involved in corruption" as security personnel's over powered him.

Rahul due to chaos was forced to stop his address for couple of minutes. "He must be a BJP man" said Rahul adding "shoe hurling is a fashion these days". Rahul went on saying that "If someone wants to shed frustration then let him throw two or three more shoes".

Congress general secretary is on two day tour in state. On Monday he addressed three poll rallies in the poll bound Uttarakhand. Rahul is slated to address three more rallies on Tuesday.