Politician Daniela Santanchè, of a neo-fascist party, was injured.
Former parliament member Santanchè, a figurehead for years of the feminist movement within the extreme right in Italy, had called on her supporters to come and protesters against the burka during a large celebration of Eid ul-Fitr in the capital of Lombardy.
A group of Santanchè supporters tried to prevent burka wearing women from entering the hall and clashes ensured, according to the Italian media.
Santanchè says she was thrown down. According to spokespeople of the Muslim community, Santanchè threw herself on the ground.
Doctors in a hospital in Milan confirmed she was lightly injured.
Source: Islam in Europe