Life Returns to Normalcy in Tamil Nadu

Published: 28th September 2014 11:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th September 2014 11:23 AM   |  A+A-


CHENNAI: Life is limping back to normalcy in Tamil Nadu Sunday, a day after clashes broke out following Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's conviction and sentencing in a corruption case.

Buses and shops were open for business in some cities, while bus services in Salem, Cuddalore, Villupuram and some other cities did not operate, as per reports reaching here.

In Chennai, skeletal bus services were operational. However, bus services to Karnataka continued to be suspended.

Normal life was hit in the state Saturday after Jayalalithaa was sentenced to four years imprisonment and Rs.100 crore fine in the disproportionate assets case by a special court in Bangalore.

         Read: Jayalalithaa Convicted, Sentenced to 4 Years in Jail; 100 Crore Fine 

Upset at the verdict, AIADMK workers across the state went on a rampage forcing shopkeepers to down their shutters. Bus services were stopped putting normal life out of gear.

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Meanwhile, senior state government officials Sheela Balakrishnan, K.N. Venkatramanan and others have gone to Bangalore to meet Jayalalithaa who is in a Bangalore jail.

Tamil Nadu ministers, AIADMK party leaders and legislative assembly members are already in Bangalore.

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