The governments of Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh have extended their support to the bandh, and the effect of protest was seen in these states.
Kanimozhi told reporters that the Edappadi K. Palaniswami-led government has become "bloodthirsty" and the chief minister should be held responsible for the incident.
While state-owned transport corporations were found operating their buses, autorickshaw drivers owing allegiance to opposition party trade union wings kept off the roads.
As the ruling AIADMK and opposition parties took to the streets in protest against the delay in formation of the CMB, demonstrations and agitations raged across the Delta on Tuesday.
Even cinema theatres cancelled screening morning shows in support of the bandh.
While shops, hotels downed their shutters across the state, government buses were seen plying on the roads.