Tamil Nadu Minister Balakrishna Reddy sentenced to three years in two-decade old riot case; resigns from Palaniswami-cabinet

Tamil Nadu minister P Balakrishna Reddy on Monday resigned from the K Palaniswami-cabinet on Monday, hours after he was sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a special court in Chennai in a two-decades old riot case. The case related to a protest against illicit liquor at Hosur in 1998.

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