Cases have been filed against four All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) workers namely Prithviraj, Vijay Anand, Madhivanan and the granny whose video went viral on social media—Tulasiammal.
The Coimbatore police believe that the video was planned by the AIADMK party to defame the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Minister K Ponmudi and the state government.
In the video, the grandmother was seen arguing with a bus conductor to charge her for the trip as she did not want to travel ‘OC’ (free).
‘OC’ was the very same word used by the Minister in his remarks which were seen as demeaning to women.
Women in Tamil Nadu are allowed to travel free in town buses as per a poll promise made by the DMK before the 2021 Assembly elections.
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