Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and MoS Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal leave after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary party meeting at Parliament House, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and MoS Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal leave after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary party meeting at Parliament House, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019.
Photo by PTI

New Delhi: 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, identified as Vishambhar Das Gupta, 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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