A pro-Telangana advocate tried to commit suicide by dousing petrol in support of separate Telangana, including 42 per cent reservation in judiciary posts. GV Gupta from Karimnagar district was prevented by other protesting lawyers. Proceedings in the High Court were paralyzed for the third day. A large number of advocates from different courts of Telangana gathered in front of the High Court and raised slogans in support of separate Telangana and against the government. The fast-unto-death observed by three advocates entered fourth day.