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Delhi: Quota protestor in immolation bid

May 27, 2006 21:18 IST

A man attempted self-immolation during a rally organised in New Delhi on Saturday by the striking medicos against the government's reservation policy.

Twenty three-year-old Rishi from East Delhi was immediately rushed to Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Narain hospital after he tried to set himself afire at the Ramlila grounds.

No immediate details about the victim were known.

Rishi received burn injuries on hand and the chest.

When asked which college he belongs to, Rishi said, "I am not a student. I am working."



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Sub: mandal

liberalisation and free market competition will bring down cost of higher education. .....just observe that affordable mobile phones and budget airways are products of free ...


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Sub: Anti Quota Protest

Dear Sir, It is in situations like this that people take to the gun or other forms of violent protests. The government is trying to ...


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Sub: we are with u

we all are with you, keep the protest on, the government will have to consider us at the end or else every minister who support ...


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Sub: How come he be a victim

who is victim here... shouldn't it be the other way around?


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Sub: Reservations

Certain people torn the social fabric for petty personal gains. Would you again vote for a party which believes in cooterie politics only and snatch ...


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