Tamil Nadu Telangana Assembly Elections COVID-19 March 15, 16 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 836 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 8,60,562. Among these, Chennai reported 317 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,39,131. The state recorded four deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 12,551. All four had succumbed due to comorbidities. A total of 553 patients were discharged following treatment, taking the total number of recoveries to 8,42,862.
The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has promised that they will urge the Centre to withdraw the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) if they are elected back to power in the upcoming assembly elections. The announcement was made by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami while releasing his party’s election manifesto comprising 160 promises which included providing free washing machine and solar gas stoves to ration card holds, conferring citizenship to Sri Lankan Tamils living in camps, providing government jobs to one in each family with no one already in it, reducing the petrol and diesel price, etc.