Rajasthan Congress workers pelted stones at Union Minister Kailash Choudhary's car when he was on his way to attend a religious function with RLP MLA Hanuman Beniwal on Tuesday night, police said.
The party workers were targeting Beniwal for accusing Congress Minister Harish Chaudhary of corruption. No one got injuries, although a police jeep and the car's windows got damaged.
Talking to reporters in Barmer on Tuesday, Beniwal had leveled corruption charges on Chaudhary which annoyed Congress workers. Both Beniwal and Union minister Kailash Chaudhary scheduled to attend a religious function at a temple in the Baytoo area of Barmer at night. When they reached there, some of the Congress workers pelted stones at the vehicle, police said.
Baytoo is the assembly constituency of the state revenue minister Harish Chaudhary. "There was resentment among the Congress workers. They assembled near Baytoo last night saying they will not let the MP attend the function.
"They were initially pacified. Senior police officers were also present but when the vehicles arrived, some of the Congress workers pelted stones at the vehicle of the union minister in which RLP MP Hanuman Beniwal was also present," SP Barmer Sharad Chowdhary said.