Tamil Nadu

Close Tasmac shops, CPI(M) urges State government

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) held its State committee meeting and passed a resolution urging the Tamil Nadu government to take steps on a war footing to control the spread of COVID-19, including closing of Tasmac liquor outlets.

When a slew of restrictions have been imposed, why there are no curbs for liquor shops, a statement issued by party’s State secretary K. Balakrishnan on the resolutions asked.

It sought a ban on export of vaccines and ensuring adequate local supply, besides creating awareness about vaccination and other safety protocols.

The resolutions sought reduction in fees charged for COVID-19 test and appointment of sufficient health workers and giving them permanent post and assistance as assured by the government.

Another resolution passed sought for dropping the increase in fertilizer prices.

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Printable version | May 15, 2021 10:47:09 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/cpim-asks-govt-to-close-tasmac-shops/article34292597.ece

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