Chennai, Aug 17: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday submitted a list of defamation cases it has filed following a directive by the Supreme Court. The list contains the number of defamation cases that the Tamil Nadu government had filed between 2011 and 2016. The government of TN submitted in the Supreme Court that between 2011 and 2016 it has filed a total of 213 defamation cases.
The list also states that out of this 55 defamation cases have been filed against the media. Further it is also stated that 85 cases were filed against the DMK, 9 against the PMK and 7 against the Congress.