Kiran Raj Urs (35), an employee of Falcon Tyres, which has shut its operations, tried to commit suicide by consuming poison in front of the factory on KRS Road on Thursday.
Kiran Raj is a resident of Ramakrishnanagar. He is now being treated at a private hospital and the factory union members have demanded the company to bear the treatment expenses. A case has been registered at Metagalli police station.
Falcon Tyres is shut for quite some time now. Thousands of employees, who have become jobless now, are finding it tough to feed their families.