Chennai: AIADMK Coordinator O. Panneerselvam (L) with his party MPs arrive to attend the 2022-23 session of the Tamil Nadu State Assembly at Fort St George, Chennai on Monday, April 18, 2022. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)

The Tamil Nadu government may convene a multi-party meeting to discuss the issue of the anti-NEET bill which has been pending with Governor RN Ravi for more than 200 days, Chief Minister MK Stalin said on Monday. Ravi had returned the bill once and the government returned it again, Stalin said. The bill has since been pending for almost 70 days, he said. Noting that a bill passed unanimously by the Assembly sat idle for more than 210 days in the Raj Bhavan, Stalin said: “It is delayed…ignored…”

READ | Anti-NEET bill ‘delayed, ignored’ for long, Stalin plans cross-party meeting

The Madras High Court has canceled the Tamil Nadu government’s land acquisition process initiated in 2005 to establish a new Collector’s Office and other government buildings for Krishnagiri district, which was split off from Dharmapuri in 2004.

Judge M Dhandapani quashed proceedings initiated in June 2005 while allowing a batch of injunction petitions by K Siddarth and others challenging the taking over of their properties for the construction of new government buildings.

READ | Madras HC cancel land acquisition procedure for Krishnagiri collector