MK Stalin, and Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi have rarely been on the same boat when it comes to administration. In the latest flashpoint, RN Ravi walked out of the first session of the year 2024 of the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday. The Tamil Nadu Governor refused to read the customary address prepared by the Government on "factual and moral grounds." Tamil Nadu Governor claimed that the address has numerous passages that he disagrees with on factual and moral grounds and lending his voice to them would constitute a constitutional travesty.
"My repeated request and advice to show due respect to the national anthem and play it at the beginning and end of the address has been ignored. This address has numerous passages with which I convincingly disagree on factual and moral grounds. I lending my voice to them would constitute a constitutional travesty.
Hence, with respect to the house, I conclude my address. Wish this house a productive and healthy discussion for the good of the people," Governor RN Ravi said. The Tamil Nadu assembly speaker M.
Appavu then began reading the Tamil interpretation of the Governors speech. "Tamil Nadu Government got approval for Governor's customary address and he was here to read his address. He didn't read his full speech but I don't want to blame him.
The Governor also said the National Anthem should have been sung. Everyone has many opinions but if we speak everything it won't be ethical. This Government, CM, Minister and MLAs will treat the Governor with respect who is on high position irrespective of many different opinions.
I am requesting Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi, you speak what you had in your heart. What we have in our heart is Floods and Cyclone have affected. We didn't get any. Read more on livemint.com