Work for AIADMK’s win in civic polls: Jaya to workers
Asserting that scores of people were joining her party impressed by her government's welfare measures, AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday welcomed nearly one lakh new entrants and exhorted them to work for its victory in coming civic polls.
Each and every person who worked for the people had a great future in public life, she said at a function here where a total of 91,308 persons from various parties, including DMK, DMDK, TMC, BJP and Congress, joined AIADMK.
"There is no party parallel to AIADMK in giving opportunities for dedicated workers at the appropriate time," she told the new entrants. The party would be a great political training ground for them, she added.
"Scores of people continue to join the AIADMK after seeing and benefiting from the welfare initiatives of the government," Jayalalithaa said. Without naming Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, she said, "You would have read in newspapers that a state in north India has taken steps to launch canteens on the lines of Amma Unavagam."
She said such welfare initiatives of her government were being discussed all over the country and being emulated in other parts of the country as well as in other countries. The low-cost Amma canteens offer one idli at Re 1, pongal and sambar-rice for Rs 5, curd rice for Rs 3, and chappati with dal for Rs 3.