NEW DELHI: Indian agriculture minister, Sharad Pawar, who is also the President of the International Cricket Council, was slapped by an angry young man in New Delhi on Thursday.
The attacker was identified as Harvinder Singh, who claimed he was protesting against rising prices of basic food items.
Singh seems to have a history of such attacks. Earlier, he has attacked Indian telecoms minister, Sukh Ram. The minister was unhurt but shaken.
Pawar was attacked as he left the offices of the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC).