3 Oct : The Tamil Nadu Government have ordered the award of "Gandhi Adigal Police Medal" to (1) Thiru S.Pe. Murukesun,Additional Superintendent of Police, Prohibition Enforcement Wing, Cuddalore District, (2) Thiru D. Mahendravarman, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Cheyyar Sub Division, Tiruvannamalai District,
(3) Thiru B. Kumar, Sub- Inspector of Police, Viluppuram Town (Police Station), Viluppuram District, and (4) Thiru R. Ravi, Sub- Inspector of Police, P E W , Madhuranthagam, Kancheepuram District for their outstanding work in curtailing illicit liquor for the year 2008. The Medal will be presented by Honourable Chief Minister on the Republic Day 2009. A cash prize of Rs.20,000/- to each of theawardees would also be paid along with the Medal.