Congress MLA Tanveer Sait was attacked by an unknown person in the early hours of Monday at an event in Mysore.
Tanveer Sait was rushed to a private hospital in Mysore and is said to have sustained major injuries.
Mysore Police Commissioner visited him and have registered a case.
According to preliminary investigation, the accused has been identified as 20-year-old Farhaan from Mysore.
Police have arrested the accused.
Tanveer Sait is an MLA from Mysore’s Narasimharaja Constituency.
More details are awaited.