A 35-year-old woman attempted self-immolation in front of the Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
A resident of Maharajganj district, the woman has been admitted to the civil hospital and is in a critical condition.
The 35-year-old was married Akhilesh Tiwari but later divorced. The woman then went on to marry Asif. After which she converted to Islam. Immediately after marriage, Asif got a job in Saudi Arabia. His family members allegedly began harassing the woman. Sources said that she was fed up of the harassment and came to Lucknow to end her life.
(Inputs from wires)