Chennai: Social media is abuzz with a video where a man is seen threatening to attack Tamil Nadu Handlooms Minister OS Manian with a sickle at Nagapattinam where the AIADMK politician had gone to survey the destruction wrecked by the cyclone Gaja.
Video: Cyclone-hit Nagapattinam sees man threaten TN minister with sickle
Manian was visiting his hometown in Nagapattinam when he was challenged by a furious mob.
The minister abandoned his damaged vehicle and left on a two-wheeler with his personal security guard.
6 people have been arrested in connection with the incident.
The incident occurred on November 18, two days after the cyclone struck when Manian was visiting the Vizhundamavadi area.
#WATCH: Tamil Nadu Minister OS Manian's car attacked by people & a sickle-wielding man, in Nagapattinam when he went to visit the Cyclone Gaja affected area. 6 people have been arrested in connection with the incident. (18.11.2018) pic.twitter.com/8bZtYy6UiY— ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2018
According to reports, residents of the area were angry about not receiving any relief material after the cyclone wrecked havoc on their homes.