The state-run liquor outlets operated by Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC), all bars, spas, gyms, beauty parlours, saloons, auditoriums, cinema theatres, recreation clubs and amusement and zoological parks will be shut during this period.
The BJP has emerged as a major challenger in these elections while the Left is battling for survival. Kerala is the last state where the Left has a chief minister. On the other hand, Congress is fighting to remain relevant in Indian politics.
The night curfew will come into effect from Tuesday. Movement will be restricted from 10 pm to 4 pm. During the curfew, all services barring those deemed essential will be shut. Shops, theatres and malls will also be shut.