Chennai: A sting operation by a TV channel and a Tamil magazine revealed the spiritual leader and leader of the Nithyananda Mission, Swami Paramahamsa Nithyananda, in an alleged sex scandal with a Tamil actress.
Minor incidents of protests from various parts of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka have been reported after the channel telecast the video on Tuesday.
Police gave protection to the ashram maintained by the Swami near Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu.
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Police said the situation was calm, barring an incident of protest by a handful of locals who raised slogans against the Swami.