Kamal is busy in Bigg Boss that’s why he’s not contesting in Vellore election, Minister Jayakumar replied teasingly. Kamal Haasan is currently hosting Bigg Boss season 3 and also announced that MNM will not be contesting in Vellore election and planned to focus on upcoming State Election.

Addressing a function at St. Anne’s Girls Higher Secondary School in Chennai, Jayakumar advised students not to stop thinking about what to expect. Asked students questions and awards Rs 500 for correct answers. He posed questions, including global warming, and told the students to talk to them interestingly and to plant trees.

Speaking to reporters later, Minister Jayakumar responded to the allegation of Hindi being a biometric device in schools. He said he was confident that Hindi would not be allowed in any way and that the biometric equipment in the schools would be implemented in the absence of Hindi.

He also accused the DMK of doing business with the language. “Responding to Surya’s comment on the new education policy, Jayakumar said Surya had the right to comment in a democratic country.

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