Six employees make immolation bid

Buxar (Bihar), Aug 15 (PTI) Six persons today tried to immolate outside the district collectorate office in Bihar’s Buxur district to protest against non-regularisation of service, official sources said.The protesting non-regular employees poured kerosene oil on themselves but were prevented from lighting matchsticks by policemen, sources said.All of them identified as Chhathu Kushwaha, Omprakash Bharti, Ishwardayal Ram, Sribhagwan Sharma, Rampravesh Tiwari and Dhiraj have been arrested, they said.They had given an intimation to the local administration a few days back about their immolation bid on Independence Day if their services were not to be regularised with effect from 2009 as was done with 40 other employees, sources said.
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