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Published: 03rd February 2016 06:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd February 2016 06:21 AM   |  A+A-

Petition to submit Sc fund info

Chennai: A division bench of Madras High Court ordered notice on a PIL from M Selvaraj, State general secretary of the TN unit of the Scheduled Caste Morcha of BJP, for a direction to the Secretary, Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department, to furnish the details of the amount used for the welfare of SCs in other departments from the fund allocated by the Central Government. The bench comprising Justices TS Sivagnanam and Justice R Mala, before which the PIL came up on January 29, ordered notice to the Secretary, Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department, and posted the matter for further hearing on March 15. 

tamil refugee’s plea for shooting

Chennai: A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee, lodged in the open camp in Puzhal, has moved Madras High Court for a direction to the authorities concerned to grant him permission to shoot a documentary film relating to the ethnic crisis in the island nation at Pulicat lake area so that he can participate in the “Eela Tamil Short Film Competition-2016”. After making all arrangements, he refugee, T Johnson, along with his team members, reached the shooting venue on December 13, 2012. But the local police prevented them from doing so. Hence, he preferred the present writ petition. The judge adjourned the matter till February 16. 


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