Coimbatore, Jun 28 (PTI) Tirupur Exporters’ Association (TEA) today thanked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami for including issues related to Tirupur’s knitwear sector in the representation sent to the Union Commerce Minister. Also Read - UP Govt Lifts Ban On Entry of Poultry Products, Says Chicken, Eggs Not Dangerous if Cooked at 70°C

In the representation, Palaniswami has requested commerce minister Suresh Prabhu for his personal intervention to address the issues to protect the textile industry and also have a level playing field, TEA president, Raja Shanmugham said in release. Also Read - India vs Australia: Steve Smith Hails Rishabh Pant; Calls Him "Exceptional Talent"

“We hope the issue would get addressed and pave way for the development of Tirupur knitwear export sector and also increase employment,” he added. Also Read - India Hopes for Relaxed US Visa Regime Under Joe Biden As President

“The continuous support and encouragement given to the industry from the Tamil Nadu government headed by you will certainly uplift the industrialisation in our state and contribute more for TN economy,” Raja Shanmugham said in the letter thanking the chief minister.

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