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TN CM Stalin administers pledge against untouchability

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin administered the pledge against untouchability to Ministers, officers and staff on Saturday
Special CorrespondentJanuary 29, 2022 12:38 IST
Updated: January 29, 2022 15:26 IST

The pledge was administered to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday administered the pledge against untouchability to Ministers, senior officials and staff at the Secretariat in Fort St. George in Chennai on Saturday, to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Governor R.N. Ravi, Mr. Stalin and Ministers are set to pay floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the Marina beachfront on Kamarajar Salai in Chennai at 10 am on January 30 (Sunday), an official release said.

The Director General of Police (DGP) and Head of Police Force, C.Sylendra Babu also administered the anti-untouchability pledge to officials and staff at police headquarters on Saturday.


The pledge is taken every year by the officials as a mark of respect to Mahatma Gandhi, who was assassinated on January 30. The DGP administered the pledge against the practice of untouchability and allegiance to the Constitution. With Sunday being a holiday, the police headquarters conducted the event on Sunday.

A similar pledge was administered by the Additional Commissioner of Police, North, T.Senthil Kumar, at the office of Commissioner of Police, Greater Chennai City Police. Other Additional Commissioners and ministerial staff also took part.

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