Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday urged the public to vote for the ruling AIADMK in the upcoming bypolls to the four Assembly seats.
In a detailed statement, the AIADMK listed out the welfare schemes and achievements by the AIADMK government in all the government departments. In the 83-year history of Mettur dam, the reservoir is designed for the first time to enhance the carrying capacity. To improve water management, a total of 3,024 lakes has been desilted at a cost of Rs 429 crore, the statement said.
The state also distributed Rs 1,000 as Pongal gift to all the ration card holders and a special assistance scheme of Rs 2,000 for those coming below the poverty line is underway, the AIADMK leaders said in their statement.
Highlighting the welfare measures in other departments, the party leaders urged the voters to support the Two Leaves symbol in May 19 bypolls for Aravakurichi, Tiruparankundram, Sulur and Ottapidaram, the statement added.