Subodh Kumar was returning home from a market when he was run over by a speeding bus. He died on the way to the hospital.
Angered by the incident, pedestrians set fire to the bus. Police had to resort to lathicharge to bring the situation under control.
At least 12 fire tenders rushed to spot to put out the fire.
The bus driver is on the run and a case has been lodged against him.