|Party||Wins||2014||Vote Share %|
|BSP, SP+||15||5 (SP)||6.43|
Shoe hurled at BJP’s GVL Rao during a media briefing
Shoe hurled at BJP leader GVL Rao during a media briefing in New Delhi. The media briefing was on the decision to name Sadhvi Pragya Thakur as the party candidate from Bhopal. It was not immediately known what prompted the person threw the shoe. The accused identified himself as a doctor by profession, news agency PTI reported. He was immediately bundled out by security personnel at the BJP office. At the time of the incident, Rao was attacking the Congress for defaming Hindus by framing “false cases” on Hindutva activists including Thakur.