Bhopal, November 20: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Dilip Shekhawat on Monday evening was greeted with a garland of shoes in Nagada Khachrod of Madhya Pradesh. The incident occurred when Shekhawat was on a visit to a village in his constituency for the upcoming assembly elections. Election-Bound Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan Rank Worst in Atrocities Against SC, ST: NCRB Data.
In a video of the episode, which went viral on the internet, a man can be seen greeting Shekhawat with a garland of shoes. Upon realising it, the MLA reacted to it with anger and throws away the garland then gets in a fight with the man. Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018 full Schedule And Dates: Polling for All 230 Seats on 28 November, Counting of Votes on 11 December.
#WATCH: A man greets BJP MLA and candidate Dilip Shekhawat with
a garland of shoes in Madhya Pradesh's Nagada. (19.11.2018) pic.twitter.com/LmYMAaP8Me
— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2018
Shekhawat is a sitting MLA from the Nagada-Khachrod constituency and his name was mentioned in the first list of 177 BJP candidates for the upcoming elections. The voting in the state will take place on November 28, while the counting of votes and results will be declared on December 11.