Tamil Nadu, Chennai News Live Updates:
All police stations under the Avadi Commissionerate in Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu will be run by an all-women corps on Tuesday, a senior official said. Avadi Police Commissioner Sandeep Rai Rathore said the Commissioner will celebrate International Women’s Day through the symbolic delegation of power to female officers.
“For the first time in India, all police stations in a Commissionerate will be run by female officers. This initiative aims to recognize, honour, celebrate and nurture the role of women in our uniformed services,” said Rathore.
A few officials of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) have written a letter to the theater owners’ association in a number of areas, asking them not to screen ‘Etharkkum Thunindhavan’ or ‘ET’, actor Suriya’s upcoming film. the latter is said to have hurt the feelings of the Vanniyar community in his previous film ‘Jai Bhim’, so none of his films are allowed to be screened.
Funded by Kalanithi Maran’s Sun Pictures, ‘Etharkkum Thunindhavan’ starring Suriya, Priyanka Arul Mohan, Vinay, Sathyaraj and directed by Pasanga fame, Pandiraj, is slated for a wide release on March 10.
A Madurai court on Tuesday sentenced Yuvaraj, a leader of caste outfits in western Tamil Nadu, and his aide Arun to life imprisonment on three counts for the 2015 murder of Dalit youth V Gokulraj, five of the ten convicted. each two life terms. The eighth was handed a life sentence while two others were given life sentences along with five years incarceration and a fine of Rs 5,000 each. Justice T Sampathkumar of the Madurai Special Sessions, who issued the sentence, said Yuvaraj’s life sentences will run concurrently.