Tamil Nadu Oppn Calls Out DMK For Not Fulfilling Poll Promises, Threatens Mass Protest.
Following an all-party meeting in its headquarters on July 28, Tamil Nadu BJP President Annamalai arrived at Chennai Airport from Delhi and informed the assembled reporters that the federal government is taking every essential effort to lower petrol and diesel prices in the country.
In a jab at the ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu, he said that the Stalin-led government made numerous election pledges and then seemed to forget all of them after winning. ’75 days after taking power, the DMK has yet to fulfil a single demand,’ he was overheard telling media workers.’From lower petrol and diesel prices to NEET examinations, there were lofty promises made but none were fulfilled.’
Annamalai indicated that the Tamil Nadu BJP will stage protests in the state’s delta regions, particularly in Trichy, Tanjore, and areas closer to the DMK’s heartland in southern Tamil Nadu. While stating that the union government is making every effort to decrease fuel and diesel costs, he also stated that preparations are being developed to put petrol and diesel within the purview of GST to achieve considerable price reductions.
On July 28, the AIADMK organized a demonstration, claiming that the DMK had failed to keep its pledges after taking power. It should be remembered that, when campaigning for elections, the DMK pledged a slew of policies, including lower gasoline and diesel costs, the abolition of NEET, the closure of TN government-run liquor outlets known as TASMACs, and the more popular promise of Rs 1,000 per month to housewives. However, none of these campaign objectives have been met, according to the protesting organizers.
In response to this scenario, AIADMK employees in Tamil Nadu organized a demonstration in front of their homes. AIADMK officials, including former Chief Minister EP Palanisamy, former Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, and other former Ministers, were spotted carrying banners and posters outside their homes in an attempt to oppose MK Stalin’s administration.
This event occurs only days after many AIADMK officials and 3,500 other party members were arrested for violating COVID guidelines during a party-sponsored rally against the Tamil Nadu government in Villupuram.
Former Minister CV Shanmugam led the protest over the state government’s decision not to pursue the previous administration’s plan to establish the Jayalalithaa University in honour of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK party supremo J Jayalalithaa. Thousands of people are said to have assembled for the demonstration, which was treated with utter disdain despite the government’s repeated warnings about social distance, required mask restrictions, and other COVID measures.
Follow us on