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TN governor assures Stalin that Anti NEET bill will be sent for Presidential assent

- March 15, 2022

Chennai, March 15 (BPNS)

Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi has assured Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin that the anti–NEET bill passed by the state legislative assembly would be forwarded for Presidential assent.

A statement from the Chief Minister’s office on Tuesday said that Chief Minister Stalin had met the Governor, R.N. Ravi at the Rajbhavan and asked him to forward the bill against National Eligibility Cum Entrance Examination at the earliest for Presidential assent.

The Tamil Nadu assembly had on February 8th in a special sitting in a unanimous resolution passed the anti- NEET bill for the second time. The BJP members had abstained from voting in the house while the opposition AIADMK had supported the bill.

The previous anti–NEET bill passed by the Tamil Nadu assembly on September 13, 2021, was returned by Governor R.N. Ravi after 142 days to the Government.

The DMK had in its 2021 assembly election campaign openly said that one of the first priorities, if the party came to power, was abolishing NEET and reverting to the old system.