Congress workers in the district showered party President Sonia Gandhi with scarves and flowers after she finished addressing an election meeting.
The incident took place as Sonia reached the VIP arena and the media gallery.
After the meeting ended, Sonia was some distance away near the dais and since it was not possible for the workers to go near her, they threw the scarves and flowers at her.
However, the workers had neither had intention to hurt the leader nor was it any kind of a protest, sources have said.
<b>Sonia Gandhi to campaign in Rae Bareli on Saturday</b>
Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally in her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareli on Saturday.
"The Congress president and MP from Rae Bareli will address the rally at GIC ground Saturday evening," party spokesperson Akhilesh Pratap Singh said.
This will be Sonia's first rally in her parliamentary constituency, which will go to polls in the third phase on April 30.
Sonia had visited Rae Bareli on April 6 to file her nomination papers. Her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been spearheading and managing the election campaign in her constituency.