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Tibetan protester sets himself alight in Delhi

A Tibetan exile set himself on fire on Monday during a rally in New Delhi to protest against an upcoming visit to India by Chinese President Hu Jintao, police said.

delhi Updated: Mar 26, 2012 14:44 IST

A Tibetan exile set himself on fire on Monday during a rally in New Delhi to protest against an upcoming visit to India by Chinese President Hu Jintao, police said.

The 27-year-old, identified by fellow protesters as Janphel Yeshi, set himself ablaze in Jantar Mantar, a city centre venue for public rallies and demonstrations.