Union Minister Babul Supriyo was attacked by mob in West Bengalâ€™s Asansol district. He represents Asansol in Parliament and was on a visit to the city.
WATCH: Stone hurled at Union minister Babul Supriyo in Asansol, West Bengal pic.twitter.com/ecOG9os16tâ€” ANI (@ANI_news) October 19, 2016
According to reports, the mob started pelting stones at Supriyoâ€™s convoy and that is when a brick hit him too. The video footage from the spot showed stones were pelted at the BJP leader.
WATCH: Ruckus during Union Minister Babul Supriyoâ€™s visit in Asansol, West Bengal pic.twitter.com/yCR8xHvftbâ€” ANI (@ANI_news) October 19, 2016
The crowd resorted to stone pelting and breaking the car windows, windshield. Over the past few months, there has been a significant rise in the number of incidents across the country.