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Chennai Hyderabad March 12 Highlights: TN reports 685 fresh cases, 5 deaths

Tamil Nadu Telangana Coronavirus Assembly Elections 2021 March 12 Highlights: As of Thursday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 4344.

By: Express Web Desk | Chennai, Hyderabad |
Updated: March 15, 2021 9:15:32 am
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Tamil Nadu Telangana Assembly Elections COVID-19 March 12 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 685 positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the state tally to 8,57,602. Among these, Chennai reported 292 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,38,007. The state recorded five deaths on Thursday, putting the state toll at 12,535. All five had succumbed due to comorbidities. A total of 543 patients were discharged following treatment, taking the total number of recoveries to 8,40,723.

DMK’s senior ally Congress has released the list of constituencies they will be contesting in the upcoming assembly election in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President KS Alagiri on Thursday presented the list to the reporters gathered in front of the DMK headquarters in Chennai. The 25 constituencies in which Congress will contest are Ponneri (R), Sripermbuthur (R), Sholinghur, Uthangarai, Omalur, Uthagamandalam, Coimbatore (South), Karaikudi, Melur, Sivakasi, Srivaikuntam, Colachel, Vilavancode, Killiyur, Erode (E), Tenkasi, Aranthangi, Virudhachalam, Nanguneri, Kallakurichi (R), Srivilliputhur (R), Tiruvadanai, Udumalaipet, Mayiladuthurai and Velachery.

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18:30 (IST)12 Mar 2021
TN BJP leader files paper before party finalises candidates list

Tamil Nadu BJP state vice president Nainar Nagendran created a flutter on Friday by filing his nomination papers from the Tirunelveli assembly constituency ahead of the official release of the candidates' list by the party.

Nagendran, who was a former minister in the AIADMK cabinet, had joined the BJP in 2017. He represented the Tirunelveli constituency twice in 2001-06 and in 201116 and had unsuccessfully contested on two occasions.

His sudden move came at a time when a delegation of BJP leaders under state chief L Murugan left for New Delhi today to confer with the party high command and finalise the candidates' list for 20 constituencies from which the BJP agreed to contest in alliance with the AIADMK.

"I had filed the papers, as today is auspicious," Nagendran, seeking to contest for the fifth time from Tirunelveli, told reporters. He submitted his papers, on the first day of filing of nominations, accompanied by one person as per the Election Commission of India's COVID-19 protocol.

Some local BJP leaders are aware of his move to file the papers. Asked why he didn't wait for the official nomination, Nagendran replied that the BJP would make the announcement "anytime." He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and party president J P Nadda for the opportunity and exuded confidence that the NDA will get a decisive mandate in the April 6 election. (PTI)

18:16 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Bookings for Dr MGR Chennai Central – Vijayawada – Dr MGR Chennai Central (6 days a week) Jan Shatabdi Special to commence from Saturday

The Southern Railways, in a release, has announced that bookings for Dr MGR Chennai Central – Vijayawada – Dr MGR Chennai Central (6 days a week) Jan Shatabdi Special will commence from 8 am on Saturday.

With the composition of two- AC Chair Cars, fourteen- Second Class Chair Cars, Train No. 02077 Dr MGR Chennai Central – Vijayawada Jan Shatabdi Special (6 days a week) will leave Dr MGR Chennai Central on all days except Tuesdays at 07.25 hrs on and from April 3 and reach Vijayawada at 14.45 hrs, the same day until further advice.

In return direction, Train No. 02078 Vijayawada – Dr MGR Chennai Central (6 days a week) Jan Shatabdi Special will leave Vijayawada on all days except Tuesdays at 15.20 hrs on and from April 3 and reach Dr MGR Chennai Central at 22.35 hrs, the same day until further advice.

18:06 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Bookings for Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Madurai - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Weekly Superfast Special from Saturday

The Southern Railway has announced that bookings for Train No.01201/01202 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Madurai - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Weekly Superfast Special will commence from 8 am on Saturday.

According to a release from Southern Railway, with the composition of One- AC 2 Tier Coach, four- AC 3 Tier Coaches, twelve-Sleeper Class Coaches, three- General Second Class Coaches and two- Luggage cum Brake Vans, Train No.01201 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Madurai Weekly Superfast Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on Wednesday at 13.15 hrs on and from March 17 and reach Madurai at 18.10 hrs, the next day until further advice.

In the return direction, Train No.01202 Madurai – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Weekly Superfast Special will leave Madurai on Fridays at 15.50 hrs on and from March 19 and reach Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 20.30 hrs, the next day until further advice.

Train No.01201 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Madurai Weekly Superfast Express will have additional stoppage at Karjat. Enroute, the train will have stoppages at Thane, Kalyan, Karjat, Pune, Daund, Solapur, Kalaburagi, Shahbad, Wadi, Raichur, Mantralayam Road, Adoni, Guntakal, Gooty, Cuddapah, Razampeta, Renigunta, Tiruttani, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Virudhachalam, Trichy, Dindigul and Madurai.

17:40 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Hyderabad: Rave party busted, nearly 100 including key organisers arrested

A rave party at a farmhouse on the outskirts of Hyderabad was busted Thursday night and police apprehended seven for organising the event apart from 90 persons including software employees, students, and others who were present.

Police recovered 400 grams of Ganja, 3 LSD blots, 2 grams of an unknown drug, 120 liquor bottles, 3 DJ music systems, and a generator-mounted vehicle apart from laptops, mobile phones, cameras, 15 cars, and 30 bikes.

Addressing the press, Rachakonda police commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat said that the organisers chose Thursday night as it coincided with Mahashivratri and Shab-e-meraj when maximum police personnel were on bandobast duties. A similar rave party was conducted by the same organisers a few months ago at Laknavaram in Warangal district, said the commissioner adding that further investigation is underway.

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17:23 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Puducherry Lt Governor urges people to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Puducherry Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Friday made a fervent appeal to the people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the virus has "not totally disappeared."

"I appeal to people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. It has not totally disappeared. We should lead a peaceful and healthy life," she said after kickstarting a series of activities in the run-up to the 75th Independence Day celebrations. (PTI)

17:21 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Kamal Haasan to contest from Coimbatore South constituency

Actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan will make his electoral debut by contesting from Coimbatore South constituency for the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.

The Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president made the announcement in Chennai on Friday, releasing the second list of his party's candidates.

Remembering his late father Sreenivasan, Haasan expressed confidence that the people of his constituency would enable him to voice his views in the assembly by voting for him.

"My father's dream was I should become an IAS officer and then enter politics. Though I could not realise his dream (of becoming an IAS officer), my party comprises many (former) IAS officers. That is a proud moment for us," he told reporters. (PTI)

15:39 (IST)12 Mar 2021
SC seeks response of TN police on DMK MP’s plea seeking quashing of FIR against him

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Tamil Nadu police on DMK MP R S Bharathi’s plea challenging a Madras High Court order refusing to quash a criminal case against him for allegedly making disparaging remarks against the SC community.

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and S Ravindra Bhat took note of the submissions of lawyer Amit Anand Tiwari, appearing for the Rajya Sabha MP, and issued notices to Assistant Commissioner of Police of Crime Branch and the complainant Kalyana Sundaram.

In the proceedings conducted through video conferencing, the bench sought the responses on the plea within two weeks.

On February 22, the Madras High Court had dismissed the MP’s plea to quash the case, observing that he prima facie “humiliated and insulted” people belonging to the Scheduled Caste community.

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15:03 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Telangana reports 181 fresh cases, 1 death

Telangana recorded 181 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, pushing the total caseload to 3,00,717, while the death toll rose to 1,650 with one more fatality, the state government said on Friday. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 44, followed by Rangareddy and Medchal Malkajgiri districts with 19 and 15 cases respectively, it said in a bulletin.

It said 163 patients recovered from the infection on March 11. The cumulative recovered cases stood at 2,97,195, while 1,872 were under treatment. 

The bulletin said 21,340 samples were tested on March 11. Cumulatively, the number of samples tested was 91,14,985. The samples tested per million population was 2,44,894, it said.

The recovery rate in the state was 98.82 per cent while the case fatality rate in the state was 0.54 per cent. 

Meanwhile, 6,91,696 people have been given COVID-19 vaccine cumulatively, according to an official release. (PTI)

14:31 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Tamil Nadu polls: DMK releases candidates list, Udhayanidhi Stalin to contest from Chepauk-Triplicane

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Friday released the list of 173 candidates for the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls on April 6. The list, released by party president MK Stalin, retains most sitting MLAs including seniors Durai Murugan, K N Nehru, K Ponmudi and MRK Panneerselvam–all former ministers, besides others.

As many as 187 candidates (including allies) will be contesting on DMK’s symbol – the rising sun.

Making his election debut, Udhyanidhi Stalin, the youth-wing secretary of DMK and MK Stalin’s son will be contesting from Chepauk-Triplicane constituency. MK Stalin will be contesting from Kolathur constituency for the third time.

Addressing a press conference at the DMK headquarters Anna Arivalayam, Stalin said he will file his nomination on March 15 and embark on the next leg of the campaign.

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12:43 (IST)12 Mar 2021
IN PICS | Stalin visits Karunanidhi's memorial before releasing candidates list

DMK president MK Stalin visited the memorial fo former Chief Minister and his father M Karunanidhi at Chennai's Marina Beach today, before releasing the DMK's candidates list for the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.

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12:41 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Bookings commence for weekly special trains

Bookings for weekly special trains between Tamil Nadu and other states commenced at 8 am today.

Here are the details of the trains provided by Southern Railway:

Train No.06073/06074: Dr MGR Chennai Central - SAI P Nilayam – Dr MGR Chennai Central Weekly Superfast Special

With the composition of One- First Class cum AC 2 Tier Coach, Three- AC 2 Tier Coaches, Two- AC 3 Tier, Thirteen-Sleeper Class Coaches, Two- General Second Class Coaches and Two- Luggage cum Brake Vans, Train No. 06073 Dr MGR Chennai Central- SAI P Nilayam Weekly Superfast Special Train will leave Dr MGR Chennai Central on Fridays at 23.30 hrs on and from April 9 and reach SAI P Nilayam at 09.00 hrs, the next day until further advice.

In return direction, Train No. 06074 SAI P Nilayam – Dr MGR Chennai Central Weekly Superfast Special will leave SAI P Nilayam on Saturdays at 18.40 hrs on and from April 10 and reach Dr MGR Chennai Central at 05.05 hrs, the next day until further advice.

Train No. 06074 SAI P Nilayam – Dr MGR Chennai Central Weekly Super-Fast Special will have additional stoppages at Perambur, Kuppam and Whitefield.

Train No.02666/02665: Kanniyakumari -Howrah- Kanniyakumari Weekly Superfast Special

With the composition of One- AC 2 Tier, Four-AC 3 Tier Coaches, Ten-Sleeper Class Coaches, Two- General Second Class Coaches and Two- Luggage cum Brake Vans, Train No. 02666 Kanniyakumari – Howrah Weekly Superfast Special will leave Kanniyakumari on Saturdays at 05.30 hrs on and from April 3 and reach Howrah at 23.55 hrs, the second day until further advice.

In return direction, Train No. 02665 Howrah- Kanniyakumari Weekly Superfast Special will leave Howrah on Mondays at 16.15 hrs on and from April 5 and reach Kanniyakumari at 10.50 hrs, the third day until further advice.

Train No. 02666 Kanniyakumari – Howrah Weekly Superfast Special will have additional stoppages at Srirangam and Ariyalur.

Train No.02698/02697: Trivandrum – Dr. MGR Chennai Central - Trivandrum Weekly Superfast Special

With the composition of One- AC 2 Tier Coach, Six-AC 3 Tier Coaches, Ten-Sleeper Class Coaches, Two- General Second Class Coaches and Two- Luggage cum Brake Vans, Train No.02698 Trivandrum – Dr. MGR Chennai Central Weekly Superfast Special will leave Trivandrum on Saturdays at 19.15 hrs on and from April 3 and reach Dr. MGR Chennai Central at 10.25 hrs, the next day until further advice.

In return direction, Train no. 02697 Dr. MGR Chennai Central - Trivandrum Weekly Superfast Special will leave Dr. MGR Chennai Central on Sundays at 15.10 hrs on and from April 4 and reach Trivandrum at 06.50 hrs, the next day until further advice.

Train No.06628/06627: Mangalore Central – Dr. MGR Chennai Central - Mangalore Central Daily Superfast Special

With the composition of One- AC 2 Tier Coaches, Four-AC 3 Tier Coaches, Ten-Sleeper Class Coaches, Four- General Second Class Coaches and Two- Luggage cum Brake Vans, Train No. 06628 Mangalore Central - MGR Chennai Central Daily Superfast Special will leave Mangalore Central at 23.45 hrs on and from April 8 and reach Dr. MGR Chennai Central at 15.50 hrs, the next day until further advice.

In return direction, Train No. 06627 Dr. MGR Chennai Central - Mangalore Central Daily Superfast Special will leave Dr. MGR Chennai Central at 11.35 hrs on and from April 9 and reach Mangalore Central at 03.25 hrs, the next day until further advice.

Train No. 06628 Mangalore Central – Dr. MGR Chennai Central Daily Superfast Special will have additional stoppage at Perambur.

12:24 (IST)12 Mar 2021
AIADMK, DMK cadres protest against parting with seats to allies

A section of ruling AIADMK and DMK workers on Thursday protested against allocation of constituencies from their home turf to allies for the April 6 assembly elections and wanted them to be set apart for partymen.

AIADMK workers protested against giving away the Egmore segment here to ally Tamizhaga Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam, while DMK cadres raised slogans against parting with the Ponneri constituency to Congress. The ruling party men also protested against allocation of Poonamalle and Gummidipoondi constituencies to ally PMK.

Upset over omission of Labour Minister Nilofer Kafeel's name in the AIADMK list so far, her supporters in Vaniyambadi said the ruling party should not expect the votes of people from the region. Similarly, in Sivaganga, Khadi Minister G Baskaran's supporters protested against him being not nominated.

AIADMK workers staged protest in other places as well including Srivilliputhur, Cheyyur and Chengelpet against the official nominees and wanted them to be replaced. (PTI)

12:22 (IST)12 Mar 2021
EPS takes first dose of Covaxin Thursday, advises people to take jab, observe SOP

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the indigenous Covaxin, at the Rajiv Gandhi government general hospital in Chennai as he advised people to take the jab following a surge in new cases in the State.

Doctors at the hospital examined his pulse and blood pressure before administering the vaccine to Palaniswami who was flanked by health minister C Vijayabaskar and senior executives of health and family welfare department. Health department officials said Palaniswami was administered Covaxin.

The chief minister is taking the shot almost two months after formally launching the vaccination drive in Tamil Nadu along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 16.  Deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam and senior ministers including health minister C Vijayabhaskar, DMK Chief M K Stalin have already received the jab.

After he was administered the first dose, Palaniswami was in observation for some time and Vijayabhaskar and a nurse asked him on how he was feeling post vaccination to which the chief minister responded he was fine. Palaniswami told reporters later that 2,682 government and 924 private hospitals were administering the vaccine in the state. "..we have got 3,606 vaccination centres and the state has received 34.01 lakh doses (of vaccine), while 11.25 lakh people have been vaccinated," he said. 

Appealing to people above 60 and those over 45 with comorbidities to take the shot, he said there is a possibility of contracting the disease in today's scenario when one goes out to purchase vegetables or office-related work. "In order to protect the people, the government has taken measures to provide vaccination and I appeal to people to get vaccinated," he said.

On the steps taken by the government in view of rise in new COVID-19 cases, he said, "we have been urging people to take all precautionary measures while going out and if they strictly follow the government's standard operating procedure like wearing masks while going out, maintaining social distancing, the spread of virus can be prevented". (PTI)

11:45 (IST)12 Mar 2021
232 fever clinics conducted in Chennai Thursday

The Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) conducted 232 fever clinics in Chennai on Thursday. A total of 16,932 people attended the clinics, with swabs collected from 81 people who were identified with ILI symptoms, while others were provided with medication for minor ailments.

The most number of camps were held in Tondiarpet (Zone 4) where 37 camps had been set up, while Manali (Zone 2) had the least with three camps.

11:16 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Four-year-old girl 'sexually assaulted' in Telangana by minor boy

A four-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a minor boy in Nirmal district, police said on Thursday.

The child in conflict with the law (CCL), a neighbour of the girl, allegedly raped her when she was alone at her house on Wednesday, they said based on a complaint filed by the victim's parents.

A case under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, was registered and the boy was apprehended, they added. (PTI)

11:15 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Election history: BJP and the struggle to be more than the 2% party in Tamil Nadu

The BJP in Tamil Nadu looks like a two per cent party. Whenever it contests alone in the assembly polls, it never seems to overcome this simple hurdle and mostly end up with 2 to 3 per cent of the popular vote.

It does not contest alone on its own volition. Whenever there are assembly polls round the corner, Dravidian parties seem to suddenly unfriend the BJP and leave them to their own fate.

Even now, left to itself AIADMK might not have allied with the BJP. But the fact that AIADMK needs support from the centre, leaves them with no other option. Hence, BJP has been allotted 20 seats in the AIADMK alliance, and is looking to send quite a few members to the assembly.

In the 2016 elections, contesting alone, the party got around 12 lakh votes across the state at about 2.86 per cent of the vote, but still drew a blank. In 2011, it went alone, got around 8 lakh votes (2.2 per cent) without not seats. In 2006, was a similar show.

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10:44 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Director of nine companies linked to money lending apps held

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation against instant app-based money lenders accused of harassing borrowers in Telangana over repayment.

In continuation of the arrests made in instant loan app cases, the city police arrested the accused, who is the director of nine companies which are connected to money lending apps, a release from Hyderabad police said on Thursday. During further investigation, police identified the accounts associated to the fraudsters and freezed about Rs 300 crores.

Efforts are being made to arrest the absconding accused persons who played a key role in this fraud. 

According to Telangana police, the lending companies, through instant loan apps, offer loans to people and levy huge interest and processing charges, among others. They then resort to systematic abusing, harassing and threatening the defaulters through the call centres operating from across the country.

Six cases of suicides, due to harassment by such companies were reported in Telangana since December 2020. The Telangana police has registered over 50 cases and arrested over 30 people including four Chinese nationals so far even as the Enforcement Directorate is also probing these FIRs. (PTI)

10:42 (IST)12 Mar 2021
University of Hyderabad allows 2,000 more students to return to campus

The University of Hyderabad (UoH) Thursday announced the next phase of reopening of its campus, allowing another 2,000 students to return to the varsity.

Earlier, the university had allowed 1,300 students, including research scholars and final semester students in the Sciences and practical disciplines such as performing arts and fine arts, to return to the campus and stay in the hostels.

According to a statement from UoH, the Vice-Chancellor has approved the recommendations of the Task Force headed by Prof. Vinod Pavarala to permit the return of all terminal semester post-graduate students who will complete their respective programmes and graduate in June. Besides, all Ph.D. scholars, except those who joined in 2020-21, can resume their research work from the campus. However, all the Master’s students who joined the University in 2020 will continue to have online classes for now.

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09:57 (IST)12 Mar 2021
Gold, electronic goods worth Rs. 65 lakh seized in Chennai; one held

Gold and electronic goods valued at Rs. 65.7 lakh were seized and a man who arrived in Chennai from a gulf nation was arrested on Thursday for allegedly attempting to smuggle them, a top customs official said.

Acting on specific inputs, the air intelligence wing officials, intercepted the 42 year old traveller hailing from Ramanathapuram on his arrival from Sharjah, at the airport in Chennai.

The officials recovered the gold concealed in paste form inside his rectum and seized seven iPhones, 10 Apple watches, six units of Samsung galaxy watches and four cartons of foreign cigarettes, Commissioner of Customs Rajan Chowdhry was quoted as saying in a release.

The seized gold and electronic goods were worth Rs. 65.7 lakh and the passenger who brought it was arrested in this connection, it added. (PTI)

09:35 (IST)12 Mar 2021
TN Assembly elections: Congress releases 25 constituencies list, faces BJP directly in five seats

DMK’s senior ally Congress has released the list of constituencies they will be contesting in the upcoming assembly election in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President KS Alagiri on Thursday presented the list to the reporters gathered in front of the DMK headquarters in Chennai.

The 25 constituencies in which Congress will contest are Ponneri (R), Sripermbuthur (R), Sholinghur, Uthangarai, Omalur, Uthagamandalam, Coimbatore (South), Karaikudi, Melur, Sivakasi, Srivaikuntam, Colachel, Vilavancode, Killiyur, Erode (E), Tenkasi, Aranthangi, Virudhachalam, Nanguneri, Kallakurichi (R), Srivilliputhur (R), Tiruvadanai, Udumalaipet, Mayiladuthurai and Velachery.

Of these constituencies, the national parties Congress and BJP will face off each other in Colachel, Vilavancode, Coimbatore (South), Udhagamandalam and Karaikudi. In Sholinghur, Virudhachalam and Mayiladuthurai, Congress will take on PMK. Constituencies like Sriperumbuthur which is traditionally allocated to Congress has been been done this time as well. The national party has been keen on contesting in this constituency which has the memorial of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi who was assassinated here in 1991.

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MNM leader and actor Kamal Haasan. Haasan’s party, in its debut assembly polls, will be contesting from 154 seats. (Express photo)

Actor Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam released the first list of candidates who would be contesting for the assembly election in Tamil Nadu. The list of 70 candidates included former IAS officer Santhosh Babu and late president APJ Abdul Kalam’s scientific advisor V Ponraj. Addressing the press conference on Thursday, Haasan said his party’s maiden assembly polls battle, is being fought by it on the plank of corruption and good governance. “We don’t have financial strength, but the media should report what other parties don’t have: Honesty,” Haasan said.

READ | Tamil Nadu polls: Former IAS officer, late President Abdul Kalam’s advisor among MNM’s first list of candidates

In view of the sudden spike in Covid-19 cases in Kerala, the Coimbatore district administration has made E-pass and Covid-19 negative certificate mandatory for any passenger coming from the neighbouring state to Tamil Nadu through any mode of travel. Police, Health and Revenue Departments have set up 13 check-posts at border points in Walayar, Velanthavalam, Anaimalai, Anaikatti, Valparai in Pollachi and across other points in the district.

READ | E-pass mandatory for people entering Tamil Nadu from Kerala, 13 check-post formed

For assistance on COVID-19-related queries and mental health support in Chennai, citizens can contact the Greater Chennai Corporation's (GCC) COVID-19 helpline 044 46122300 | Citizens can find the nearest GCC-facilitated COVID-19 fever clinic here | For lodging rain-related complaints and assistance during the monsoon, citizens can contact the GCC's monsoon helplines 044 25384530 or 044 25384540 or the control room 1913 (available 24x7)

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