CHENNAI, Oct 6 � AIADMK workers are waiting with bated breath as the Karnataka High Court is all set to hear the bail plea of party chief Jayalalithaa tomorrow, even as protests continued in Tamil Nadu against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case, reports PTI.
AIADMK workers and Jayalalithaa supporters, including state ministers, MPs and MLAs continued their protests and fast in various parts of the state for the release of Jayalalithaa, who is presently in a prison at Bangalore, after a Special Court there sentenced her to four years� imprisonment in the case on September 27.
The Tamil Nadu Omni Bus Owners Association today announced that about 1,500 omni buses would keep off the roads in the state tomorrow �to show solidarity� with Jayalalithaa.
�The owners, members, drivers and employees of Tamil Nadu Omni Bus Owners Association will observe a fast and stop operation of buses,� D Maran, treasurer of the Association said.
In Coimbatore and Nilgiris districts, tourists suffered without proper food and beverages today, following a bandh observed in these districts.
Since a one-day bandh was observed in Udhagamandalam, Coonoor, Gudalur and Kothagiri � the major tourist spots in Nilgiris district, tourists from different parts of the country, especially for the long Puja holidays, were affected, as they were stranded without proper food with all the hotels, eateries and bakeries downing shutters, police said.
Meanwhile, a fast was observed at Kuniyamuthur in Coimbatore in which some 500 AIADMK youth wing members participated.