Chief Minister Jayalalithaa expressed anguish at the caste violence that unfolded in Dharmapuri district and stated that stringent action would be initiated against those responsible for the incidents. In a statement here, the Chief Minister said Rs. 50,000 each had been sanctioned from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to the victims who lost their houses in the arson. She also assured that the police and the district administration were taking all measures to maintain law and order.