Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture K. Pandiarajan on Saturday stated the impact of money on citizens become on the wane.

Though DMK MLA P. T. R. Palanivel Thiagarajan agreed that voters might prefer an excellent candidate over cash, as exemplified via his election from the Madurai Central constituency, he pointed out that his birthday celebration forfeited its deposit in the R.K. Nagar constituency because it did no longer distribute cash to the electorate.

“The candidate in my neighboring constituency lost the election with the aid of 30% margin although he did distribute money,” Mr. Thiagarajan claimed, collaborating in a debate on ‘Vision for Tamil Nadu: The Next Orbit’ organized by way of the Chennai International Centre.

Asked whether they might declare that their parties could no longer distribute money to voters in elections, all Mr. Pandiarajan would say was that he would like his celebration now not to give cash to citizens. “I may even no longer distribute cash,” he said.

Mr. Thiagarajan stated that even as he additionally would now not deliver money to citizens, he said he was no longer a senior leader to make a statement on the problem.

BJP’s stand
Senior BJP leader T. Narayanan, quoting BJP president Amit Shah, who had alleged that Tamil Nadu stood first in corruption, said giving money to citizens became sin and his birthday celebration could not do it.

While Mr. Thiagarajan alleged that within the AIADMK government, strength was focused in the hands of some and all of the institutions within the State have been destroyed, Mr. Pandiarajan claimed that the DMK, underneath the leadership of M.K. Stalin, represented the distilled version of the Dravidar Kazhagam’s anti-Hindu agenda.

But Mr. Thiagarajan stated Mr. Stalin’s old speech became used to slander him on social media and that when becoming president of the birthday party, he explained his function.

Responding to the allegation that there has been a substantial delay in implementing the infrastructure initiatives, Mr. Pandiarajan stated though there were delays because of legal and environmental troubles, the authorities made development in 160 of the 270 infrastructure initiatives listed inside the vision conceived by using past due Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

Mr. Thiagarajan rejected the accusation that the DMK became in opposition to initiatives, which includes the hydrocarbon project planned throughout the DMK regime, saying that his government by no means signed an MoU, but had simplest ordered a feasibility examine. “We are for taking people alongside the tasks of the authorities,” he stated.

Mr. Narayanan stated opposite to the popular perception; the BJP government had completed a whole lot of excellent for Tamil Nadu. “The BJP government ensured that jallikattu came about in Tamil Nadu and gave three hundred and sixty-five days to the State government to enforce NEET,” he delivered.