Tamil Nadu Budget 2021 February 22, 23 Highlights: Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam presented the the interim budget for the year 2021-22 at Chennai’s Kalaivanar Arangam at 11 am today. The budget for the year is the 11th budget speech of OPS.
Denied permission to speak ahead of the session, the Opposition, comprising DMK and Congress MLAs staged a walkout.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu recorded 447 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 8,48,724. Among these, Chennai reported 151 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,34,491. The state recorded six deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 12,460. All six of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. A total of 461 patients were discharged following treatment, taking the total number of recoveries to 8,31,706.