GAIL Project: Tamil Nadu Government to File Review Petition

TN govt decided to file a review petition before SC on GAIL project, a decision to this effect was taken at a high level meeting at the Secretariat.

Published: 04th February 2016 02:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th February 2016 02:56 PM   |  A+A-

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CHENNAI: Tamilnadu government has decided to file a review petition before the Supreme Court on GAIL project. A decision to this effect was taken at a high level meeting held at the Secretariat on Thursday.

The meeting was chaired by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and it was attended by Senior Ministers including O Panneerselvam. Chief Secretary K Gnanadesikan and senior officials took part in the discussions. The Chief Minister advised the authorities on the points to be raised in the review petition. The petition is likely to be filed within a day or two.

The SC gave it's nod for the project on February 2. All political parties and farmers associations have vehemently opposed this and urged the State government to file a review petition to safeguard the interests of the farmers.

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