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Man lies down in front of Rajnath Singh’s convoy demanding change of name in Aadhaar card

The man, identified as Vishambhar Das Gupta, a resident of Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh, has been detained and taken to the Parliament Street Police Station.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: December 3, 2019 4:55:47 pm
rajnath singh pragya thakur, nathuram godse, mahatma gandhi, pragya thakur parliament, lok sabha, india news, indian express Rajnath Singh at Parliament House, on Wednesday. (ANI)

A 35-year-old man, suspected to be mentally unstable, lied down on the road near Parliament on Tuesday when Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s convoy was approaching, police said.

The man, a resident of Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh, has been detained and taken to the Parliament Street Police Station.

When the convoy was near Parliament, the man lied down on the road around 1.25 pm, demanding that he be allowed to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he wanted to get his name in the Aadhaar card changed, police said.

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