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[5/16, 13:59] Sekarreporter 1: Order dt.12.05.2020 in W.P.No.7498 OF 2020 1/4 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT MADRAS DATED: 12.05.2020 CORAM THE HON’BLE DR.JUSTICE VINEET KOTHARI AND THE HON’BLE MS.JUSTICE PUSHPA SATHYANARAYANA W.P.No.7498 OF 2020 a nd W MP.NO. 8940/2020 United Labour Federation, Represented by its President, 4th Floor, CJ Complex, 149, Thambu Cheety Street, Chennai-600 001. … Petitioner Versus 1.The State of Tamil Nadu, Rep.by its Chief Secretary, Fort St.George, Chennai-600 009. 2.Union of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, North Block, New Delhi-110 001. … Respondents Prayer:- Writ petition has been filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India praying for the issuance of Writ of Mandamus, directing the respondent to frame a suitable action plan to ensure that the movement of goods into Tamil Nadu does not result in an increase of COVID-19 infections by putting in place adequate safety and preventive measures and ensuring implementation of the same. For Petitioner : Mr.V.Prakash, Senior counsel, for Mr.Goutam S.Raman [5/16, 18:03] Sekarreporter 1: Order dt.12.05.2020 in W.P.No.7498 OF 2020 2/4 For R1 : Mr.S.R.Rajagopal, Additional Advocate General, Assisted by Mr.V.Jayaprakash Narayanan Government Pleader For R2 : Mr.G.Rajagopalan, ASGI, assisted by Mr.K.Srinivasamurthy, Senior Panel Counsel for Central Government ORDER (Made by DR.VINEET KOTHARI, J.) The Court was held by Video Conference, as per the Resolution of the Full Court dated 30th April 2020, by Judges at the respective residence offices and the counsel, staff of the Court appearing from their respective residences. The learned Additional Advocate General prayed for some more time to produce the relevant report of the State with regard to the grievances raised in the present writ petition about the proper testing and protocols being put in place for entry of the persons or goods, vehicles etc. within the State or exiting from the State by following the available modes of transport viz., road, rail etc. He submits that three days time may be granted to produce that report. [5/16, 18:04] Sekarreporter 1: Order dt.12.05.2020 in W.P.No.7498 OF 2020 3/4 Time is granted till 18 May 2020. The report may be placed on record with advance copy served on the other side, including the learned counsel appearing for the petitioner. Post the matter again on 18 May 2020. (V.K.,J.) (P.S.N., J.) 12.05.2020 Index : Yes/No tar To 1.The State of Tamil Nadu, Rep.by its Chief Secretary, Fort St.George, Chennai-600 009. 2.Union of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, North Block, New Delhi-110 001.