Sabarimala row: Man attempts self-immolation near BJP's protest venue

A 55-year-old man, said to be an Ayyappa devotee, attempted self-immolation near the protest venue of the BJP in front of the Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram early Thursday. The man, identified as Venugopalan Nair, was a native of Muttada, police said.

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