New Delhi A man hurled shoes at BJP spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao during a press conference, where he was attacking the Congress on Thursday.

The shoe missed Rao, who was speaking at the press conference along with senior leader Bhupendra Yadav.

Reports said that, The man, identified as Shakti Bhargava, was protesting against the BJP giving the ticket to Malegaon blast case accused Sadhvi Pragya in Bhopal.

He was held by security personnel present during the press conference at the BJP headquarters .

Rao was targeting Congress claiming that it was defaming Hindus by foisting “false cases” on Hindutva activists, including Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur.