As many as 16,540 buses will be operated across the State to facilitate transportation of commuters ahead of Deepavali, said Transport Minister RS Raja Kannappan here on Monday.
The transport corporations allow reservations 60 days in advance, but due to the lockdown, bookings were suspended temporarily.
Ahead of Deepavali, Sivakasi in the south of Tamil Nadu is facing an existential crisis.
Ban on crackers in New Delhi has plunged Sivakasi’s units in despair, with manufacturers fearing other States might follow suit
Bengaluru experienced a breath of fresh air on Sunday night, first day of Deepavali festival. This is because the rain in the evening prevented people from bursting crackers.
Like every year, this Deepavali too had its fair share of burn injuries.
Director Atlee is confident that Mersal, his second film with Vijay, will win hearts. He is tight-lipped about the story but makes it clear that it’s apolitical.