CM should apologise for not greeting people on Deepavali: Union Minister

Demanding an apology from Chief Minister M. Ok. Stalin, Union Minister L Murugan stated on Friday that by not greeting the people on Deepavali, the CM was practising a contemporary type of ‘untouchability’.

Speaking to reporters, he stated that when tens of millions of people celebrated Deepavali, signifying the top of evil forces, the CM should have greeted the people on the event. “Though, Mr Stalin had greeted people celebrating other festivals, he did not greet the Hindus, for whom Deepavali was an important event,” he stated and demanded an evidence.

The BJP chief was right here in Rameswaram to take part within the stay streaming of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s perform held at Kedarnath. Since, Rameswaram was one of many vital pilgrim spots within the nation, the programme was being telecast stay right here.

The PM, he stated had devoted the 12-feet tall Adi Shankara statue, which was washed in the course of the 2013 floods. Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for decreasing the excise responsibility on petrol by ₹5 per litre and on diesel ₹10 per litre, he hoped the T.N. authorities would scale back the VAT on petroleum merchandise as promised of their ballot manifesto.

Already, the BJP dominated States within the nation had lowered costs and in some States diesel was much less by ₹19 per litre. “The full benefit should reach the consumers and this will help the economy to a great extent”, Mr Murugan stated.

He stated that the Union authorities was totally conscious of the problems confronted by fishermen and defined that previous to the BJP authorities taking up in 2014, over 600 fishermen had died. However, it had been a factor of the previous now beneath the management of Mr Modi. “All the issues would be sorted out for the fishermen,” he added.

BJP MLA Nainar Nagendran, district president Muralidharan and different functionaries had been current.

Special Correspondent , 2021-11-05 18:38:33

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