Chennai Rates Diesel/l Rs.75.59 Gold (24k) Rs.5082gm Petrol/l Rs 84.14 Silver Rs.64.60/gm CHENNAI Wednesday 14-10-2020 VOL. 26 No.93 PAGES 4 ` 4.00 REGD. NO.TN/.CC (S) DN/134/18-20 RNI Regd.No. 62432/1995 NATIONAL DAILY FOR THE PEOPLE TN PMG(CCR)/WPP No 676/18-20 CEO to convene all party meet on Nov 3 Mohammed Abdul Ali condoled the death of Thavusayammal, mother of Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami In his condolence message, , Prince of Arcot Nawab Mohammed Abdul Ali said, Please accept my sincere condolences, on the passing away of your beloved mother, Tmt. Thavusayammal today. You must have great satisfaction that your mother lived a full life and seen her illustrious son, as the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Sir, we can get anything in the world, but we cannot get the parent’s selfless love and affection towards their children. The molding and upbringing of her children are always on the mother’s lap. Our Holy Prophet had said that Heaven lies under the feet of the mother. May the Almighty God give you and other members of the bereaved family courage to bear this irrepairable loss. Hope, it will soon heal the sorrow, which you are facing now.May Almighty keep her soul rest in peace, said Prince of Arcot. Ritual ceremony Meanwhile, Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami announced that the ritual ceremony of his mother Thavusayammal would be held tomorrow at Sivampalayam. Salem Edappadi Siluvampalayam Thavusayammal wife of Karuppa Kounder, mother of Vijayalakshmi, K. Govindaraju and Edappadi Palaniswami, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu attained lotus feet of god. Ministers, MPs, MLAs, Government officials, VIPs, leaders of various political parties, party officials, general public were paid their last respects to Thavusayammal at CM’s residence in Siluvampalayam. Cremation held on October 13. The ritual ceremony (kariyam) will be held on October 15, 9.00 AM at Siluvampalayam. Washington, Oct 14: The Indian economy, severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic, would be well placed to start recovering from the horrible crisis with the government making efforts on both the fiscal and monetary side in addition to putting in place structural elements, a top IMF official has said. The International Monetary Fund in its annual World Economic Outlook significantly downgrades India’s growth for the fiscal year 2020 to minus 10.3 per cent. At the same time, IMF said that India is likely to bounce back with an impressive 8.8 per cent growth rate in 2021, but for this New Delhi needs to ramp up its efforts in various fields. In terms of what can be done going forward, clearly on the fiscal side, the IMF believes there is more that can b e d o n e t o pro vid e support to households and firms that have been affected by the pandemic, Malhar Shyam Nabar, Division Chief, Research Department, IMF, told reporters on Tuesday at a news conference here on the eve of the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank. He further said there is a need to tilt the composition of the fiscal support towards more of the direct spending and tax relief measures and to rely slightly less on the liquidity support measures, the credit guarantees, which are clearly important to support the provision of credit in the economy. TN sets up Rs. 2 cr fund for compensation to child abuse victims Chennai, Oct 14: The state government has constituted the Tamil Nadu Child Victim Compensation Fund under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act with an initial amount of Rs 2 crore for awarding interim compensation to victims. This comes after the Commissioner of Social Defence sent in a proposal for the fund following the orders of the Chief Secretary during the law and order meeting held on August 26. In a government order, S. Madhumathi, secretary, Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department said that the Commissioner of Social defence had sent a proposal for the creation of such a fund as instructed by the Chief Secretary, in the law and order meeting held in August this year. The Commissioner had requested the issuing of orders to establish a separate fund by making an initial allocation of 14.96 crore as a recurring expenditure. From the fund which has been created, an interim compensation of 20,000 to the victim can be awarded. An annexure to the government order further details the quantum of compensation to victims under the POCSO Act -- from a minimum of 50,000 to a maximum of 10 lakh corresponding to the offence. Chennai, Oct 14: President Ram Nath Kovind condoled the death of Thavusayammal, mother of Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami. Chief Minister Palaniswami announced that the ritual ceremony of his mother will be held tomorrow. In his condolence message President Kovind said, “I am sad to learn about the passing away of your mother Thavusayammal. Please accept my heartiest condolences and convey the same to other members of your family. May you all have the strength to bear this tragedy with courage and fortitude. Prince of Arcot Nawab Indian economy will recover from coronavirus crisis, IMF confident CM to perform rituals tomorrow Sahoo had consulted with District Collectors on publishing draft voters list. As follow up an all party meet will be held in the Secretariat with regards to the special summary revision and voters draft list, DMK and other opposition parties have alleged that voters have their names in multiple constituencies and the deceased’s names aren’t yet elided. President Kovind, Prince of Arcot condole death of Thavusayammal, CM’s mother To expedite this work Sahoo has said a draft of voters list will be published on November 16 and the voters will have time till December 15 to suggest any correction with special camps dedicated to collecting applications to inform changes in voter details. The finalised voter list will be published on January 20. Earlier on September 3 Satyabrata Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami’s mother Thavusayammal passed away yesterday. Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam paid his respects and floral tributes to the portrait of Thavusayammal placed at the CM’s house in Siluvampalayam. Ministers and AIADMK senior leaders also paid respects. Chennai, Oct 14: Chief Election Officer of Tamil Nadu Satyabrata Sahoo has called for an all party meet on November 3 as election in the state is fast approaching. The State Election Commission had earmarked January 1 to be the deadline to qualify as a voter (For those who turn 18) and to conduct special summary revision.