LUDHIANA: An unemployed youth threw his shoe allegedly towards Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal while he was on the dais during a political conference on Friday at Issru, around 50 kms from here, police said. However, the shoe fell a few metres away from the dais. It was thrown as the Chief Minister stood up to address the gathering. The youth, identified as Vikram (23), is a resident of Dhanoula in Barnala, Khanna SSP Harsh Bansal said, adding that he also raised slogans against the Chief Minister before hurling the footwear.

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