TNCA Club ready to lift dhoti ban, says Srinivasan

As Tamil Nadu govt came down on the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club for denying entry to a dhoti-clad judge, club President N Srinivasan said it was ready to lift the dhoti ban.

Jul 17, 2014, 00:03 AM IST

Dhoti issue: BJP, Cong welcome TN govt`s decision to bring new law

BJP and Congress on Wednesday welcomed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa`s decision to bring in a legislation to put an end to the practice of denying entry to dhoti-clad people in clubs in the state.

Jul 16, 2014, 17:17 PM IST

Dhoti ban an insult to Tamil culture, will act against errant clubs: Jayalalithaa

Days after a Madras High Court Judge and two advocates were denied entry into the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club for wearing dhotis, the state government on Wednesday warned that the licenses of those clubs which indulge in such acts will be cancelled.

Jul 16, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

TNCA has nothing to do with dhoti issue: Club VP

As the TNCA Club faced heat for disallowing entry to a Madras High Court Judge for wearing dhoti, one of its senior functionaries on Tuesday declined comment on the issue but maintained the state cricket association had nothing to do with the matter.

Jul 15, 2014, 22:50 PM IST