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DMDK Demands Governor's Rule for Free, Fair Elections

This was among the resolutions adopted by the party at its 11th State general body meeting held in Perambalur on Saturday.

Published: 10th January 2016 04:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th January 2016 04:33 AM   |  A+A-

TIRUCHY: The DMDK has demanded that Governor’s rule be implemented in the State in order to ensure free and fair elections to the Assembly.

This was among the resolutions adopted by the party at its 11th State general body meeting held in Perambalur on Saturday. Party chief  Vijayakant was among those who attended.

It is reliably learnt that the general body has given all the powers to party chief Vijayakant to decide on alliances for the polls.

viji.jpgAmong the resolutions passed included demand for compensation for small and tiny industries which were affected in the recent floods and waiving of crop loans to farmers.

While a resolution sought implementation of total prohibition in the State, another thanked centre, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union ministers Prakash Javdekar and Pon Radhakrishnan for granting permission to organise jallikattu.

The party also demanded a permanent solution to the fishermen issue and also sought to increase the procurement price of sugarcane and paddy.

Resolutions condoling the deaths of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, anti-liquor activist Sasi Perumal, Vijayakanth’s friend Ibrahim Rowther and also those who died in the flood.

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