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Scindia unhurt as stage collapses at his rally

Press Trust of India  |  Sheopur (MP) 

Senior leader today escaped unhurt when the stage from which he was to address a farmers' rally collapsed.

The incident took place at around 3 pm in Birpur area of Sheopur district.

The stage collapsed due to overcrowding when Scindia was yet to start his speech, district superintendent of police Saket Pandey told PTI.

Nobody was injured, he said.

Unfazed by the incident, Scindia addressed the rally where he blasted the in for the plight of farmers.

Scindia is holding farmers' meetings across the state ahead of the next year's Assembly elections.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 20:02 IST