Denied ticket, sitting BSP MLA attempts suicide

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 17:31

Lucknow: Apparently upset over the denial of
party ticket for Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, a sitting
BSP MLA on Wednesday attempted suicide by swallowing some poisonous
substance in Unnao district.

Radhey Lal Rawat, BSP MLA from Hasanganj, who was
declared as party candidate from Mohan seat in Unnao, was
upset after J P Rawat was given ticket in his place recently,
police said.

The legislator consumed some poisonous substance this
afternoon following which he was rushed to a hospital in
Lucknow, they said.

The condition of the MLA was stated to be stable.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 17:31

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