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Youth attempts self-immolation in support of Ramdev's agitation

A youth today made an attempt to immolate himself during an agitation launched in support of yoga guru Ramdev's fast against corruption at the district collectorate in Bihar's Muzaffapur town.

india Updated: Jun 04, 2011 16:39 IST

A youth on Saturday made an attempt to immolate himself during an agitation launched in support of yoga guru Ramdev's fast against corruption at the district collectorate in Bihar's Muzaffapur town.

Devbrata, 22, had been on fast in support of Ramdev's demand but had to break it as he was admitted to a government hospital in Muzaffarpur by authorities after his condition deteriorated on June 1, official sources said.

As soon as he was discharged from the hospital on Saturday he rushed to the district collectorate where Bharat Swabhiman Trust activists were demonstrating in support of Ramdev, and sprinkled kerosene on his body.

However, policemen prevented him from self-immolation and took him into custody, sources said.