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Tiruppur textile units thank Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Apr 24, 2021
Tiruppur textile units thank Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu

In a GO dated April 20, Edappadi K Palaniswami, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, said the large vertically integrated textile units, medical textile manufacturing industries and industries and intermediaries providing raw materials to these industries will be considered as essential commodity-making units and be exempted from night curfew and Sunday lockdown.

The Tiruppur Garment Exporters wrote to the CM, thanking him for allowing these units to continue uninterrupted operations. Earlier, in a letter to the CM, the association had requested him to exempt textile units from lockdown restrictions.

A Sakthivel, Chairman of the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), said that the decision will help lakhs of textile workers.

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