- Bihar CM Nitish Kumar was attacked by a man in Patna
- The incident happened when he was present at an event
- The incident was caught on camera while the man was held
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was punched by a man in Patna's Bakhtiyarpur on Sunday when the CM was garlanding the idol of Sheel Bhadra Yajee, installed in the Community Health Center. The accused who attacked is said to be mentally deranged, reports said.
The incident was caught on camera showing a man came rushing and punched the chief minister from the back when he was going to garland the idol of Sheel Bhadra Yajee.
After the attack, CM Nitish Kumar asked the officers not to take any action on the boy who attacked him. CM also asked officials to look into the complaints made by the boy.
The accused was held immediately by the security personnel.
Sheel Bhadra Yajee (1906–1996) was an activist from Bihar who was associated with India's freedom struggle.