Council meet adjourned

Staff Reporter

ERODE: The special meeting of the Municipal Council was adjourned on Wednesday for want of quorum.

To finalise the tender for the construction of a platform for electric crematorium, with the Erode MLA, K.S. Thennarasu's Constituency Development Fund, a special meeting of the council was convened. The agenda was sent to all the 45 councillors on Tuesday. But only 13 councillors attended the meeting.

As per the Municipal Act, a subject has to be passed with 50 per cent of the councillors of the council.

The meeting required a minimum of 23 councillors, but only 13 councillors including eight women councillors attended the meeting.

The Chairman, M. Subramanian adjourned the meeting for want of quorum.

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