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Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday greeted mediapersons on the occasion of National Press Day and gave an audience to journalists at the Secretariat to listened to their demands.

Published: 17th November 2017 02:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th November 2017 07:16 AM   |  A+A-

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami presenting a cheque for `3.5 lakh to Madhavan, an ailing photojournalist, to meet his medical expenses, in the Secretariat on Thursday | Express

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday greeted mediapersons on the occasion of National Press Day and gave an audience to journalists at the Secretariat to listened to their demands.

In a statement greeting the journalists, he said, “Mediapersons are the eyes and ears of the Fourth Estate and I greet all journalists on the occasion of National Press Day.”

The Chief Minister met reporters after giving a financial assistance of `3.5 lakh to P Madhavan, a photojournalist working for Dinakaran daily, towards his medical expenses.

The family of Madhavan, who is suffering from cancer, thanked the Chief Minister.



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