According to sources, shops in Egmore pulled their shutters down as an unofficial warnings were issued by police that there might be trouble.
Media reports also claimed that at least 70 per cent of shops have shut down in Mylapore. Almost all shops have closed around AIADMK headquarters, stated a report. It was a deserted look at AIADMK party office in Chennai, added the report.
Earlier it was stated that buses and jeeps were burnt in the city. Meanwhile, one of Jayalalithaa's supporters tried immolate self in front of her residence in Chennai.
Reports of stone-pelting have been reported near the residences of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy. The BJP leader, the then Janata Party leader was the first person to file the case against Jayalalithaa in 1996.
Supporters and followers of the AIADMK chief, who is popularly known as "Amma", broke down when a special court in Bangalore pronounced the judgement on Saturday, Sept 27.
The court found Jayalalithaa and other three accused guilty. Jayalalithaa and other three have been found guilty as they are convicted in accumulating Rs 66 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income from 1991-96 in her first term as Chief Minister. The court also sent her to jail for 4 years.