Apparently upset over the denial of party ticket for Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, a sitting BSP MLA today attempted suicide by swallowing some poisonous substance in Unnao district.
Radhey Lal Rawat, BSP MLA from Hasanganj, who was declared as party candidate from Mohan seat in Unnao, was upset after J P Rawat was given ticket in his place recently, police said.
The legislator consumed some poisonous substance this afternoon following which he was rushed to a hospital in Lucknow, they said.
The condition of the MLA was stated to be stable.
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