The Police have taken action against The Park hotel for conducting an "obscene party" in its premises. The F&B Manager and the Front Desk Manager have been placed under Judicial Custoday. They have been arrested under "Section 37 of the Tamil Nadu City Police Act (violation of licence condition), 294 of Indian Penal Code (obscene acts and songs to the annoyance of others in any public place) and under Section 24 of the Tamil Nadu Prohibition License Act. "
So dancing, kissing and hugging are prohibited in Chennai. Drinking is allowed, but for men only. If a woman drinks, the 2000 year old culture of Tamils will be spoiled.
Update: Sudhish Kamath highlights the issue in The Hindu.