Union ministers Rajnath Singh and M Venkaiah Naidu and Tamil Nadu governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao have lauded the people and police department of TN for maintaining peace when tension gripped after the demise of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
Rajnath Singh, who was perhaps first one to respond to the ground situation, said there was no issue of law and order in Tamil Nadu.
“Hats off to the people of Tamilnadu. They maintained themselves inspite of deep sorrow… both at Rajaji Hall and enroute Marina”, Venkaiah Naidu posted on his twitter page.
“The Governor has appreciated the people of Tamil Nadu for maintaining peace and calm during this trying time and displaying to the entire nation their law abiding culture and disciplined attitude,” a Raj Bhavan statement said.
No major untoward incident or law order issue arose since December 5, when Jayalalithaa died following a cardiac arrest, and the next day when her mortal remains were kept in the state before she was laid to rest.
In his letter to Chief Secretary P Ramamohana Rao, the Governor said he was proud that the government machinery “had taken incredible and timely efforts in facilitating required arrangements at Rajaji hall, where the mortal remains of Hon’ble Madam (Jayalalithaa)” were kept for the people to pay respects.