TN Cabinet gives nod for expansion of industrial projects

The SEC is likely to notify the elections in the last week of this month or in the first week of December.

Published: 08th November 2019 05:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th November 2019 05:44 AM   |  A+A-

Chief Minister Palaniswami speaking at the inaugural session of 18th edition of Connect 2019 in Chennai on Thursday | P jawahar

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: The Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday cleared expansion of industrial projects. Sources said the meeting lasted for around 20 minutes and for over an hour, the CM held informal discussions with his colleagues on the issues over the local body elections.
He is also said to have discussed the mode of election of mayors of municipal corporations and chairpersons of municipalities and town panchayats, which were reverted from indirect election to direct election last year.

Meanwhile, State Election Commissioner R Palaniswami held discussions with District Collectors regarding the last leg of arrangements for conducting the local body elections.  The SEC is likely to notify the elections in the last week of this month or in the first week of December.

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