A view of the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court. , Photo Credit: Ashok R
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has directed the authorities to create awareness among devotees to obtain a license to offer Annadanam during Chithirai festivals in future.
Justices M. Dhandapani and R. Vijayakumar issued the direction while disposing of a PIL filed by M. Kangeshwari of Madurai seeking direction to the authorities not to insist on obtaining license under the Food, Safety and Standards Authority of India . of India Act, 2006 and Regulations, 2011, for offering Annadanam during Chithirai festival this year.
The authorities informed the court that they would create awareness among the devotees in an effective manner in order to obtain a license to offer Annadanam during Chithirai festivals in future.