Unidentified people throw eggs, slippers at Hardik Patel's car
Unidentified persons allegedly threw eggs and slippers at the car of Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur today. Patel was to take part in a meeting of Kisan Kranti Sena, which he heads, in the run-up to the Assembly elections in MP which are due by year-end. Hardik Patel blamed Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for the attack. Here's more.
Accused were also holding pistols in hands: Congress leader
"When we were going to Panagar to participate in a rally, some unidentified men threw eggs and slippers at Hardik's vehicle near the BJP office in Ranitaal area," Congress leader Sanjay Yadav said, adding some of these men were holding pistols in their hands.
Police has detained 6-7 persons in the incident
Yadav said, no police complaint has been filed so far. "Shivraj Mama's supporters welcomed us with eggs, but they won't be able to stop me. As long as there is blood in me, my struggle will continue," the Patidar leader said. Deputy Inspector General BS Chauhan said police have detained six to seven persons following the incident, and that a probe is on.