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Shoe hurled at Delhi CM again

While continuing with press conference after incident, Kejriwal announces guidelines for second leg of 'odd-even' scheme

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Apr 9 2016 4:39PM | Updated Date: Apr 9 2016 6:24PM

Shoe hurled at Delhi CM again

 Photo: ANI

 
A man tried to throw shoe at Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, while he was addressing media persons on the second odd-even plan in national capital on Saturday.
 
Shoe was caught mid-way by an AAP supporter, who was sharing the dais with Kejriwal.
 
Accused man claimed he was from Aam Aadmi Sena, a breakaway faction of AAP. He was also heard shouting about the issue of corruption.
 
Few months back, a woman from Aam Aadmi Sena threw ink on Kejriwal during a function to thank people of Delhi for the success of the odd-even formula.
 
While continuing with press conference after the incident, Kejriwal announced guidelines for the second leg of the 'odd-even' traffic scheme in Delhi, saying women drivers and vehicles carrying students in uniform will be exempted from the restrictions.
 
"Women drivers, CNG-operated vehicles, chief ministers of states and vehicles carrying students in uniform will remain exempted from the restrictions of the second phase of odd-even traffic scheme," Kejriwal told reporters.
 
Delhi's chief minister and ministers would not be exempted from 'odd-even' restrictions, he said.
 
He also launched a helpline for 'odd-even' part two.
 
“People can call on 011-422400400 if they have any questions related to odd-even traffic scheme.” 
 
Second phase of the odd-even traffic scheme will start on April 15 and will continue till April 30. 
 
Late in evening, accused shoe thrower was detained by police.