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Chappals hurled at Kamal Haasan

Press Trust of India  |  Madurai (TN) 

Chappals were hurled towards a vehicle from which was addressing an election meeting in the constituency in on Wednesday evening, police said.

One person has been detained, the police said, adding that the chappals missed the target and fell on the crowd.

Haasan, founder of new political outfit Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), kicked up a controversy this week with his comment that free India's first extremist was a Hindu, a reference to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 23:41 IST