The Greater Chennai Corporation Council was adjourned on Tuesday as a mark of respect to ward 122 councillor Sheeba Vasu, who died on February 16. The council meeting to pass resolutions on civic issues, infrastructure projects and welfare measures will be held on Thursday.
On Tuesday, the GCC Council meeting started with Tamil Thai Vaazhthu. The National Anthem was also played at the end of the meeting. During the previous meeting, MDMK councillor Jeevan made a demand to play Tamil Thai Vazhthu at council meetings. Mayor R. Priya announced that the State anthem will be played at the start of the council meeting. Officials said the decision to play both anthems was taken by the Council based on a State government order.