The Minister for Adi Dravidar Welfare, A. Tamilarasi, distributed free colour television sets to beneficiaries in Poolampatti, Valachikulam and Ilanjiyendhal in the district on Friday. The Minister said that the Chief Minister, M. Karunanidhi, had instructed that there should be no laxity in the implementation of welfare schemes meant for women and children. Around 580 beneficiaries received the TV sets, a release said.

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