Namakkal, Tamil Nadu:
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami in the present day mentioned he doesn’t hanker for the chief minister’s submit however thought-about himself as an “in-charge” with total duty to “execute the duty” folks assign him.
“Earlier I used to be launched because the chief minister. However I see everybody of you as chief ministers. The individuals are the true chief ministers since you gave me this submit which I accepted as an in-charge to serve you, to execute the duty you assign to me.”
“Like others, I do not hanker for the chief minister’s chair as a result of as an individual coming from a village, I want to work laborious,” Mr Palaniswami mentioned amid thunderous applause from social gathering staff who had gathered in massive numbers.
He mentioned he got here up in life by means of sheer laborious work. “I got here up by working laborious and thank our leaders (Late chief ministers) MG Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa for this. What stays eternal is our achievements.”
“That is what each our leaders have left behind by means of their good deeds,” Mr Palaniswami, whom the ruling AIADMK has introduced because the chief ministerial candidate for the 2021 polls, mentioned.
He’s additionally the AIADMK’s co-coordinator.
Coaching his weapons at DMK chief MK Stalin, the chief minister accused him of spreading misinformation that AIADMK social gathering males are concerned in door-to-door distribution of tokens for gathering the Pongal reward of Rs 2,500.
Mr Stalin was spreading false info as he was unable to digest the truth that the Pongal money reward scheme obtained overwhelming response from the folks, he alleged.
His authorities had introduced a Pongal money reward of Rs 2,500 and hampers to all rice card holders within the state, because the poor have been affected by the Covid pandemic.
“He’s doing so as a result of the AIADMK will earn a great status among the many folks,” he mentioned.
Final yr, the DMK went to the court docket looking for to stall the distribution of Rs 1,000 money to ration card holders as that social gathering disliked doing good issues for the folks, Mr Palaniswami mentioned, including, he had introduced Rs 2,500 money as reward to allow these affected by the pandemic have fun Pongal fortunately.
Mr Palaniswami, who earlier provided prayers on the Anjaneyar Temple in Namakkal, appealed to the folks to forged their votes in favour of the Two Leaves, the AIADMK image, in subsequent yr’s Meeting elections, due in April-Might.
He campaigned whereas sipping tea at a home and interacting with merchants and distributors on the temple premises.
Electrical energy minister P Thangamani, Transport minister MR Vijayabaskar and Social welfare minister Dr V Saroja and MLAs had been current.
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