Madras HC gives the nod to erect banners for Modi-Xi meet

erect banners: The two leaders will continue bilateral talks in Chennai on October 11 and 12.

Ahead of Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s-meet, The Madras High Court (HC) on Wednesday

let the Tamil Nadu government erect banners from Chennai airport for a range of 60 km.

The court said that the government appears not to require approval to erect banners.

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The two leaders will hold bilateral discussions in Chennai on October 11 and 12.

The Madras HC had first given the order to ban the erecting of banners after a banner claimed the life of a 23year-old techie.

The request filed the commissioner of municipal administration representing the government explained that the authorities had not allowed banners throughout the state.

It also said that it was customary on the part of the Ministry of visible affairs to welcome foreign dignitaries by erecting banners.

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