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TN CM hands over ₹75 lakh for Chennai film festival

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami handing over a cheque of Rs. 75 lakh for conducting the 17th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) to Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) General Secretary A. Thangaraj in the Secretariat in Chennai on Monday.

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami handing over a cheque of Rs. 75 lakh for conducting the 17th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) to Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) General Secretary A. Thangaraj in the Secretariat in Chennai on Monday.  

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State has been giving ₹50 lakh to the festival from 2012

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami handed over a cheque of ₹75 lakh for conducting the 17th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) to Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) general secretary A. Thangaraj at the Secretariat on Monday.

Information Minister Kadambur C. Raju, chief secretary K. Shanmugam, Information and Public Relations director P. Sankar and senior officials were present.

Tamil Nadu government extended ₹25 lakh for 9th Chennai International Film Festival in 2011 and ₹50 lakh to the festival from 2012.

In 2018, Mr. Edappadi Palaniswami increased the assistance from ₹50 lakh to ₹75 lakh.

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