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Not received information on merger of CICT with Central

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Chief Minister K Palaniswami today said he has not received any information from Centre on of Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) with a Tiruvarur based Central varsity.

"As the Chairperson of CICT, I have not received any information in this regard from the Central government," the Chief Minister said.

Neither has the state received any proposal, he added.

Responding to DMK's Thangam Thennarasu who raised the matter in the Assembly, the Chief Minister said the state will take action after receiving information from Centre on the matter.

Political parties including DMK, and many sections are opposed to any of CICT with the Central University Thiruvarur (CUT).

Earlier, Thennarasu said that attempts were being made to reduce the CICT into a department post its reported with CUT.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 16:13 IST