NEW DELHI: A Sikh journalist threw a shoe on Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram here on Tuesday when was addressing a press conference at Indian Congress headquarters. The Minister narrowly escaped as he ducked to avoid the hit.
The Sikh journalist Jarnail Singh of a Hindi newspaper hurled shoe at the Minister to protest against giving clean chit to senior Congress leader Jagdish Tytler by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) who was accused in 1984 anti?Sikh riots case.
After this incident, the Minister asked to take away the journalist. Chidambaram later said “I forgive him”. Later, the Police took the journalist into custody. Delhi police said “we are questioning him. We want to know his intention. After that we will take necessary action. “-APP