Chennai, November 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday that the people of Tamil Nadu will teach a fair lesson to those involved in family politics as has been done in other states.
Shah laid a reservoir here and a foundation stone for various infrastructure projects in Tamil Nadu.
Speaking at a function here, Shah said that after coming to power at the Center, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been fighting a battle against corruption, family politics and caste politics.
He said that in various states, people are teaching a lesson to those doing family politics and the same will happen in Tamil Nadu. In his gestures, he targeted the opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) for family politics.
Shah said that there is a family party in Tamil Nadu and in the upcoming elections a democratic party will win over that family party. Tamil Nadu elections are due next year.
Expressing surprise at the Congress and DMK talking about corruption, Shah said that both parties have no right to talk about it, as they are the ones who are involved in the 2-G spectrum scam worth Rs 1.76 lakh crore. Was involved in
Shah also responded to DMK leaders, who continue to allege that the central government has done nothing for Tamil Nadu. Shah asked what the Congress-DMK government at the Center has done for the state during its 10-year rule.
The Union Home Minister assured the people of Tamil Nadu that the Modi government will work closely with the Palaniswami government to develop industries for the welfare of the poor.
Attacking the Congress, Shah asked what the Congress government had done for the welfare of the farmers.
The Home Minister said that the Modi government has paid about Rs 95,000 crore in the bank accounts of the farmers.
He said that Rs 4,400 crore has been paid into the bank accounts of 45 lakh farmers in Tamil Nadu.
Shah also said that Tamil Nadu has good potential in the fisheries sector and ranks fourth in the country in the field of seafood.
Praising the AIADMK-led Tamil Nadu government, Shah said that Chief Minister K.K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. The state is moving forward under the leadership of Panneerselvam.
He also praised Palaniswami and Panneerselvam for successfully fighting the Kovid-19 epidemic.
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