TN remains unaffected by Banch call by Communists

Normal life remained unaffected in Tamilnadu in view of the nation-wide strike  called by various trade unions today to protest the 'anti-labour policies of the Central government', even as functioning in public sector banks were crippled.Various opposition parties including the DMK have pledged their support to the strike. Shops and business establishments, schools, colleges and educational institutions functioned as usual.Public transport buses, auto rickshaws and share autos pled as usual in Chennai city, though autos owing allegiance to CITU kept off the roads. Tight security was deployed at bus stands, railway stations and other places.The Tamilnadu government has asked its employees to report for duty today without fail.