The alliance fashioned between AIADMK and BJP will proceed for the 2021 Meeting elections, stated Chief Minister Edapaddi Okay Palaniswami and AIADMK coordinator O Paneerselvam within the presence of Union Residence Minister Amit Shah at a authorities perform right here.
The alliance between the 2 events fashioned for the 2019 parliamentary elections will proceed, and the alliance will win the 2021 Meeting elections with extra seats, Palaniswami stated.
AIADMK coordinator Paneerselvam first stated that the alliance with the BJP would proceed in future. This was endorsed by Palaniswami instantly in his speech.
Palaniswami heaped lots of reward on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for placing India on the worldwide map. He additionally appreciated Shah for offering robust help to Modi’s varied initiatives.
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, developed nations have been appreciating the efforts taken by Modi, who has been working tirelessly to curb the unfold of the Coronavirus. “We’ll at all times help Modi’s initiatives,” he stated.
In his speech, Shah stated, the Centre will help the federal government in Tamil Nadu led by Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Paneerselvam. Tamil Nadu is primary State in good governance, he added.
Taking a dig on the dynasty/household politics, Shah stated, since PM Modi’s arrival in nationwide politics, he has fought to finish corruption, nepotism and casteism. “We have now been defeating family-based events in a number of states, and now it’s Tamil Nadu’s flip. We’ll defeat the family-based occasion within the state as properly,” he stated not directly referring to the DMK’s household politics.
“I need to ask the leaders of DMK-Congress – What did you give to the state of Tamil Nadu in your ten years of governance on the Centre? We are saying it with humility that no matter we’re offering to the State is its proper – one which was taken away from it for a very long time,” Shah stated.
When Manmohan Singh gave his final Finances speech, he had made a provision of Rs 16,000-odd crore for Tamil Nadu. “We have now doubled that quantity to Rs 32,800 crore to Tamil Nadu, other than all further tasks,” Shah stated.
Earlier within the day, Shah, who’s on a two-day go to to Chennai, obtained a rousing reception by lots of of BJP and AIADMK cadres on arrival on the airport. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Paneerselvam acquired him on the airport.
A political professional noticed, “I’ve by no means seen such a reception for every other Residence minister.”
Whereas Shah is within the metropolis to launch varied tasks value over Rs 61,000 crore, his go to additionally assumes political significance with lower than six months left for the Meeting elections within the State.
His go to additionally comes at a time when the BJP’s relations with its pleasant ally, the AIADMK, has been below pressure in current instances after the ruling occasion declined permission for the ‘Vetrivel Yatra’ undertaken by BJP Tamil Nadu.
Shah’s go to can also be thought-about important after the NDA retained energy in Bihar. The BJP desires to place up a big efficiency in each Tamil Nadu and West Bengal the place Meeting elections will likely be held subsequent yr.
Curiously, on Friday, Shah tweeted, “Wanting ahead to being in Tamil Nadu tomorrow. Will inaugurate and lay the muse stones of varied improvement tasks.” He additionally tweeted an analogous message in Tamil.
He additionally paid tributes to each MGR and Jayalalithaa.