India, June 30 -- The Chhattisgarh government on Tuesday ordered a magisterial inquiry into an incident of suicide attempt by a youth outside the chief minister's residence in Raipur on Monday, said an official statement.

The collector of Dhamtari district issued the inquiry based on a preliminary inquiry report and appointed the sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Dhamtari as the investigating officer. The investigation report is to be submitted in a month, the statement said.

On Monday, a 27-year-old resident of Dhamtari district went to CM's residence and insisted on meeting chief minister Bhupesh Baghel. Suddenly, he poured petrol on himself, which he was carrying in a small bottle, and set himself on fire. The CM's security staff immed...