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File report on AIIMS in Madurai on Dec 6: Court to Centre

Press Trust of India  |  Madurai 

The Madras High Court's Bench Thursday directed the Centre to file a report on December 6 on the steps taken to set up an All

(AIIMS) at Thoppur here.

Justices K K Sasidharan and P D Audhikesavalu directed the to submit the report which, they said, should also contain details as and when the work on the institute would begin and when it would be completed.

The judges were hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) petition filed by Ramesh who said the work on the institute had started in other states where it had been proposed while in it was yet to take off.

The petitioner moved the court seeking a gazette notification on setting up the AIIMS in Thoppur and for allocation of funds.

The had offered five locations and the Centre in June last had announced Thoppur as the site for the medical instituted.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 21:05 IST