TN to release 700 life convicts early on Anna’s birthday

The Government of Tamil Nadu has announced the early release of 700 prisoners who have been sentenced to life imprisonment on the occasion of the 113th birth anniversary of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu C N Annadurai.

On 13.09.2021, Chief Minister Stalin had announced in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly that 700 life convicts would be released on the occasion of the 113th birth anniversary of Anna.

In this context, under the law and regulations relating to the release of prisoners, the Government of Tamil Nadu has issued an order for the early release of 700 prisoners who have been serving the jail term for a long period, under the ambit of good conduct.

It is noteworthy that those involved in violence, terrorism, sexual violence, religion and caste conflicts will not be released.

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