CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and reiterated the demand that Tamil Nadu should be exempted from NEET. Already, during his past few visits to Delhi, the chief minister has been putting forth this demand to the Prime Minister.
Even in his last visit he took up the issue with the PM. Friday’s meeting lasted for about 20 minutes and Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha M Thambidurai and Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan were also present.
Palaniswami flew to Delhi on Thursday to take part in the swearing in ceremony of M Venkaiah Naidu as the Vice President. Later, he met Naidu along with party MPs. At around 3.45p.m., the Chief Minister also met President Ram Nath Kovind and took a group picture with the President.
'Earlier, the Supreme Court upheld Madras HC order that quashed state government’s order of 85 per cent quota for local students.