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No fresh anti-NEET agitation in Tamil Nadu since 8 september after ban on protests: State govt tells SC

New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday told the Supreme Court that there were no fresh anti-NEET agitations in the state after it was banned by the top court on 8 September.

The top court had made NEET mandatory for admission to undergraduate and post-graduate medical courses.

 No fresh anti-NEET agitation in Tamil Nadu since 8 september after ban on protests: State govt tells SC

File image of the Supreme Court. AP

The Attorney General KK Venugopal told the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice DY Chandrachud that following the directions of the top court on 8 September banning all anti-NEET protests, the chief secretary of the state asked all the district collectors to immediately comply with the top court's order.

The attorney general told the court that "there were no reports from the district authorities about any fresh anti-NEET agitation. As attorney general made his submission, the bench asked the Tamil Nadu government to file an affidavit to that affect".

The court directed the next hearing of the matter on 8 October.

The top court had on 8 September, on a petition by advocate GS Mani, banned all anti-NEET agitations in the state.

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Updated Date: Sep 18, 2017 15:36:19 IST

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