Doctors, who were appointed to treat Jayalalithaa in jail, rushed to check her health condition, informed TV reports. According to sources, Jayalalithaa and her companions in jail -- Sasikala and Illavarsi too brokedown in Parappana Agrahara after hearing the verdict.
While Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam urged AIADMK workers and their supporters to remain calm, KarnatakaHome Minister KJ George rushed to meet CM Siddaramaiah to discuss law and order situation in the state.
Karnataka Police beefed up security arrangements as Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border became tense following the verdict. Many supporters of Jayalalithaa protested outside Bangalore jail and Karnataka High Court demanding her bail.
Earlier one threatening posters had emerged saying AIADMK would keep all Kannadigas hostage if Jayalalithaa was not granted bail. Kannadigas, who live in Tamil Nadu, might face dire consequences as the high court denied her bail and asserted no grounds for suspension of Jayalalithaa's sentence.
Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi reportedly spoke to his Chennai counterpart George on threatening posters against Kannadigas in Tamil Nadu. In response, Chennai Police Commissioner promised to take actions, informed sources.
Meanwhile, AIADMK Spokesperson -- Avadi Kumar on Tuesday, Oct 7 said, "AIADMK has nothing to do with Anti-Kannadiga posters," and he also added, "Kannadigas & Tamilians are living harmoniously in Tamil Nadu."