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Rahul Gandhi to Launch Campaign for Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections on Jan 23

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will hit the marketing campaign path on Saturday in Tamil Nadu the place meeting elections are more likely to be held in April-Might, get together state unit chief Okay S Azhagiri mentioned on Wednesday. He additionally asserted the current Congress-DMK alliance would proceed for the elections and mentioned it will be a welcome improvement if actor-politician Kamal Haasan joined the mix.

Haasan, who final week accomplished his first spherical of marketing campaign, has dominated out becoming a member of palms with ruling AIADMK or the DMK, which goes all out to come back again to energy within the state after being in opposition for ten years. “Rahul Gandhi will attend election conferences in Coimbatore and Tirupur districts on January 23. He has additionally agreed to go to Erode for a Congress public assembly,” the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) President advised reporters right here.

This would be the second go to of the previous Congress president to the state this month. Earlier, on January 14, he had witnessed a ‘jallikattu’, bull taming sport, occasion in Madurai in southern Tamil Nadu. Curiously, Gandhi would launch the marketing campaign from western Tamil Nadu, the house area of Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami, who hails from neighbouring Salem district.

Palaniswami, declared because the chief ministerial candidate by the AIADMK, has already launched his marketing campaign. Arch-rival DMK chief M Okay Stalin has been addressing a sequence of “folks’s grama sabha” conferences throughout the state within the run-up to the elections.

Gandhi’s detailed tour programme could be introduced on Thursday, Azhagiri mentioned in the course of the interplay on the District Congress Committee workplace right here. He mentioned the present alliance between Congress and DMK would proceed. Although there could also be variations in some insurance policies of the alliance events, everybody was dedicated to secularism, the TNCC chief added.

Replying to a query on Hassan, he mentioned “everybody will probably be pleased if he’s prepared to hitch the DMK-Congress alliance as he (the Makkal Needhi Maiam founder chief) has a secular outlook and is eager on opposing corruption”. Azhagiri denied that the Nationwide Entrance-cum- Eligibility Take a look at (NEET) for medical programs was conceived in the course of the Congress-led UPA regime.

He claimed if the DMK-led alliance received the meeting polls, they’d abolish NEET and likewise waive all crop and academic loans.


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