Now, Navin Jindal becomes another shoe gate target

April 10th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI  

P. Chidambaram Kurukshetra, Apr 10 (ANI): Congress MP Navin Jindal today became another target of a shoe-throwing incident.

A retired school principal threw a shoe at him here on Thursday.

Rajpal, a former teacher, reportedly hurled his shoe while he was addressing party workers.

Later, Rajpal was taken to a local police station for interrogation. The reason behind the incident was not known.

According to sources, the lack of opportunities for teachers was cited as a reason.

Earlier, an agitated Dainik Jagran journalist threw a shoe at Union Home Minister, P. Chidambaram during a press conference at the Congress headquarters in Delhi.

In a similar incident, last December, Muntadhar al-Zaidi, an Iraqi journalist with Egypt-based al-Baghdadia television network, had thrown his shoes at former President George W. Bush during a news conference in Baghdad. (ANI)

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