A man claiming to be a farmer from Osmanabad attempted self-immolation on Tuesday outside the Maharashtra Assembly, where the Monsoon Session is underway.
The incident took place at around 12.30 pm. The policemen deployed outside the Assembly put out the fire and saved the man, identified as Subhash Deshmukh from Tandalwadi village in Osmanabad district.
According to police, there is an ongoing dispute between Deshmukh and his brother over a property. “The dispute is not over farming. But there is a land dispute between his brother and him,” said a police officer.