Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M
Karunanidhi was on Tuesday stranded for over two hours in
Coimbatore after his Air India flight arrived late following a
flash strike by a section of the employees of the airlines.
Karunanidhi, who was scheduled to leave for Chennai by
1300 hrs, left Coimbatore at 1505 hrs, airport sources said.
The Chief Minister was there to review developmental
works in view of the World Classical Tamil Conference to be
held there next month.
A section of Air India employees, including engineers,
today went on a flash strike to protest delay in payment of
salaries and problems relating to the working conditions of
At least 10 flights of Air India were cancelled due to the