Canindia News

Milling crowds wait at Chennai bus stand to go home

Chennai, March 23 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami announcing that prohibitory orders would be declared in the state and inter or intra state travel prohibited from Tuesday 6 a.m. till March 31, the Koyembedu bus stand was crowded with people eager to reach their native places.

Palaniswami also declared closure of all organisations other than those involved in providing essential services.

“The Chief Minister has announced that prohibitory orders would be imposed and closure of all organisations other than essential ones. I decided to go to my native place. But there is a huge crowd,” a traveller told a television channel.

The central government has stopped passenger train services across the country resulting in a surge in demand for bus seats.

Similarly grocery outlets had a higher number of customers shopping in panic.

Some retail outlets saw long queues where the demand was high for vegetables and fruits.




Kapil Dev: India cricket legend stable after heart surgery


Indian composer Atif Afzal set to make music for BBC project


Eros Now issues apology for Navratri posters as #BoycottErosNow trends on Twitter


Punjab to resume normal OPD services from Oct 19

Crops on 67,864 hectares of land damaged due to rains in Andhra

India’s merchandise exports rise by 6% in September

Aamir Khan on Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb: Wish it was releasing in theatres

JLR India hopeful of festive cheer, goes for product offensive (IANS Special)

Punjab CM asks village heads to counter Covid propaganda

Leave a Comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More


Stay up to date with the latest news and exclusive offers directly in your inbox