A BJP candidate in Madhya Pradhesh was received with a garland of shoes on Sunday. While campaigning in Bhopal was greeted with a garland of shoes. The incident took place in Dhamnod, a town in Dhar district situated around 272 km from state capital Bhopal.
The BJP candidate was one Dinesh Sharma, the BJP candidate for Dhamnod Civic election. He was was campaigning door-to-door to seek votes for his party. He was left embarassed after he was greeted with garland of shoes while campaigning. Video shows Mr Sharma trying to move away when he is approached by a man with the garland of shoes, but he later lets him put it around his neck.
The Madhya Pradesh State Election Commission had last month announced elections and byelections in municipal bodies and panchayats. The commission announced elections for 19 civic bodies, including Dhar on January 17.