based finance Companies were atttacked. Commissioner of Police Kannappan who visited offices said the closed circuit cameras in the office had recorded the picutures of the arsonists and soon action would taken against the culprits on receiving written complaint from the company officials. At Bodinayakanur in Theni district the Congress M P Aroon and six hundred others were arrested when they were on way to Idukki district and picket the Mullaiperiyar demanding proper protection for it. The Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry urged the state government to organise a bandh to show the state's feelings and unity on the dam issue. A report from Uthamapalayam said the a group of people locked the central government offices including Post Office, LIC office and asked the employees to leave the office protesting agains tehe Centre's attitude on the issue.