The deserted Arayidathupalam Junction following the hartal in protest against hike in fuel prices.
Both UDF and LDF leaders said the hartal was peaceful in the district, and that there were no major incidents of violence, as people were supportive of the cause.
| Photo Credit: S_RAMESHKURUPThe hartal called on Monday by the United Democratic Front (UDF) and the Left Democratic Front (LDF), protesting against the steep hike in fuel prices, drew the support of people from all walks of life.
The police said no major incidents of violence or attack against vehicles were reported in the district till late in the evening.
UDF leaders also said the hartal call evoked warm response from the public, as it was for a common cause and meant to mobilise public protest against the unjust fuel price revisions.
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