Watch: Man leaps in front of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's convoy in Lucknow

He was reportedly upset over no legal action against two BJP leaders, whom he had accused of illegal mining Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 30, 2017, 04.35 PM (IST)

A 30-year-old man tried to jump in front of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's convoy in Lucknow to draw his attention to illegal mining allegedly being patronised by BJP leaders.

 

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As Adityanath was headed to Lok Bhawan for an event, the man who was hiding behind the waiting media at the gate, jumped in front of the Chief Minister`s car.

He was immediately removed by police and handed over to police. 

He was reportedly upset over no legal action against two BJP leaders, whom he had accused of illegal mining

The cars of Governor Ram Naik, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma and visiting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis were right behind Adityanath`s vehicle when the incident happened. 

The man has been identified as Shyamji Mishra of Sonebhadra district, police said. 

Mishra said he wanted to tell Adityanath about the "illegal mining" being done in Sonebhadra "under the patronage of BJP`s Sardar legislator and BJP`s district president".