Social activist K R ‘Traffic’ Ramaswamy, climbed the terrace of his office building in Mannadi and threatened end his life by jumping down.
He resorted to the step to highlight several of his demands, including dissolution of the AIADMK government.
On information, police personnel rushed to the spot and tried to pacify Ramasamy. He finally came down after repeated requests by police.
Ramaswamy staged the protest by climbing atop the water tank on the terrace of the three-storey building on Prakasam Salai in Mannadi, which houses his office. He raised slogans against the state ministers who were involved in the gutka scam. He also called for the unconditional release of the protesters arrested in Kathiramangalam.