In line along with his ‘forget and forgive’ technique, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Ok Palaniswami is continuous his case withdrawal coverage in the state forward of the meeting polls to be held round April-May this yr. Addressing a rally in Tenkasi, the CM right now stated that the AIADMK government is withdrawing instances registered in opposition to anti-CAA protesters.
“Following the passing of CAA, members of some organisations protested in various parts of the state. Approximately 1,500 cases were filed during the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill-2019. Cases other than those related to cases of violence and specific offences and those related to preventing the police from their work are being dropped in the public interest,” stated the CM.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 was handed in Lok Sabha and later in State Legislatures later to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.
“குடியுரிமை திருத்த மசோதா-2019” க்கு எதிரான போராட்டங்களின் போது பதியப்பட்ட சுமார் 1500 வழக்குகளில் வன்முறையில் ஈடுபட்டு குறிப்பிட்ட குற்றங்களுக்காக பதியப்பட்ட வழக்குகள், காவல்துறையினரை பணி செய்யவிடாமல் தடுத்தது குறித்த வழக்குகள் தவிர மற்ற வழக்குகள் பொதுநலன்கருதி கைவிடப்படுகிறது.
— Edappadi Ok Palaniswami (@CMOTamilNadu) February 19, 2021
Palaniswami stated that every one different instances might be withdrawn besides these involving violence in the course of the Coronavirus interval, acquiring an e-pass illegally, and stopping the police from working.
He stated that the individuals who fought in opposition to the development of the Kudankulam nuclear energy plant have demanded the cancellation of the instances registered in opposition to them in the course of the protest. “Their request will be considered by Amma’s government subject to the law,” stated Palaniswami.
Earlier this month, the government ordered the withdrawal of instances registered in opposition to government workers and academics in 2019 whereas they had been staging a protest demanding the seventh pay fee wage. The workers had been on an indefinite strike demanding the discharge of 21-month wage arrears, withdrawing the New Pension Scheme and addressing wage anomalies.
Palaniswami had knowledgeable that division smart disciplinary proceedings initiated in opposition to almost 7,900 academics and 408 instances booked in opposition to over 17,600 workers in the course of the protests had been additionally withdrawn. As many as 2,338 government workers had been suspended for participating in the protest however had been reinstated later.