Chennai, Tamil Nadu News Live Updates May 13: Tamil Nadu government will take all possible steps, including legal and political, to obtain its due share of Cauvery water from Karnataka, Chief Minister M K Stalin said on Thursday even as he assured to safeguard the interests of the farmers in Tamil Nadu by bettering their prospects and in not allowing industrial ventures in the Cauvery Delta region.
Stating that composition of the Supreme Court and high courts should reflect the diverse and pluralistic society of India, M K Stalin has also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Justice of India N V Ramana, urging that Tamil be made the official language of Madras High Court and the HC bench in Madurai.
In other news, Tirupattur Collector Amar Kushwaha on Thursday announced that the ‘Ambur Biryani Tiruvizha 2022’, a three-day biryani festival, which was scheduled to begin Friday, has been postponed owing to the rains. In an earlier announcement, the district administration said that the festival would be conducted for three-days from May 13 to May 15 at the Ambur Trade Centre. Also, the Madras High Court directed the District Collector and the Superintendent of Police in Mayiladuthurai to provide police protection for the ‘Pattina Pravesam’ event at Dharmapuram Aadheenam.