Man Attempts Self-Immolation Outside Poes Garden, Tamil Nadu

Former AIADMK student wing president tries to set himself aflame in front of Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa’s house.

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Former AIADMK student wing president Mohan tried to immolate himself in Tamil Nadu on Monday, 21 March 2016. (Photo Courtesy: <a href="">YouTube/TheNewsMinute</a>)

A man allegedly attempted to immolate himself outside Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s headquarters in Poes Garden on Monday afternoon. He began pouring kerosene on himself when police intervened and arrested him.

Sources at the scene said the man was a former AIADMK student wing President from Trichy. Mohan had allegedly given Rs 2 lakhs to the Manaparai Cooperative society in the hopes of getting a job for his son.

But the job was not provided as promised and the society also refused to refund the money. This had led him to attempt self-immolation to protest the failed promise of a job.

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