The AIADMK has ensured good governance in Tamil Nadu without any deficit during its 10-year rule, party coordinator and former chief minister O Paneerselvam said on Thursday.
The regime has provided a development that not just the Coimbatore region but the entire state has not seen in the past 50 years, Paneerselvam claimed during his campaign to secure votes for his party’s candidates. in the urban civic polls here.
Single-phase elections to urban local bodies across TN are was to take place on February 19.
Recalling the party’s contribution to the development of the state, the AIADMK leader said the achievements of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa are still etched in the minds of the people.
The DMK did not keep the 505 promises made in the assembly elections, which the people believed in, but the ruling party betrayed them without keeping them, he said.
What happened to DMK’s promise that once in power, the first signing would be to completely exempt NEET exam for Tamil Nadu, he asked, while adding that the question is still burning.
On February 8, the TN Assembly readopted the bill to exempt students in the state from taking the NEET exam to gain medical admissions. Last week, the bill was referred to the Speaker of the Assembly by Governor RN Ravi.
Paneerselvam said waiving gold loans for those who pledged five gold sovereigns was a no start as the state government was still looking for data as there were 50 lakh people including only 3 lakh would be eligible.
Although the AIADMK handled the COVID-19 situation well, the DMK failed to keep it under control, he said.
Asking the ruling regime about the promise to provide 1,000 rupees to women every month, Paneerselvam said that even the Pongal gift basket offered to the people was substandard and the government had not given 2,500 rupees to each family. as the AIADMK had done.
Expressing confidence in the good governance given by AIADMK in the past, the people will give mandate in favor of our party, he said, adding that Coimbatore always remained as “the stronghold of the party”.