Chennai: The Tamilnadu government has withdrawn more than 5,000 cases registered against those who protested against CAA and Farm Laws in the State.
The government has also withdrawn cases filed against mediapersons and those who protested against the Kudankulam atomic plant and the eight-lane road project.
This follows an announcement made in this regard by Chief Minister M K Stalin in the Assembly recently.
A total of 5,570 cases have been withdrawn, according to the government order.
These include 26 cases registered against the freedom of media and press (that were filed between 2011 and 2021), 2,831 cases for agitations against the farm laws, 2,282 cases over protests against CAA, 405 cases over the eight-lane project, methane, neutrino, etc, and 26 cases filed against people who protested the Kudankulam plant.