Tamilnadu Assembly session curtailed due to coronavirus

Chennai: In the wake of current coronavirus crisis, Speaker P Dhanapal today announced that the ongoing Assembly session will conclude 31 March.

The session was actually slated to go on till 9 April. The revised schedule stated that the discussion on demand for grants will be held both in the morning and evening till 31 March.

The decision was taken following the Business Advisory Committee Meeting which was held yesterday. The opposition parties have been asking to curtail the ongoing session due to the recent pandemic.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced that a commission will be formed to find the reasons behind the low percentage of Tamilnadu students clearing the NEET exams.

Making the announcements under the Rule 110, he said the commission will be headed by a retired judge. ”A special law will be introduced to provide internal reservation to government school students who clear NEET exams,” he added.

Over 1000 under scanner in Tamilnadu

More than 1000 persons were under the scanner of the Health officials in various parts of Tamilnadu, in view of the coronavirus outbreak.¬†According to sources, the persons who are under ”home quarantine” are those who have recent travel history or those who had contacts with affected persons.

NT Bureau