Stating that there is a big wave in favour of the AIADMK-BJP alliance, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said that the front will achieve a massive victory and prove the pre-poll opinions for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections wrong.
Panneerselvam came to Thoothukudi on Saturday by air to campaign for his party candidate Paul Manoj Pandian, who’s contesting from Tirunelveli Lok Sabha constituency. Talking to reporters, the Deputy Chief Minister said he would also campaign for Tamilisai Soundararajan, state president of BJP, a key ally of AIADMK, contesting from Thoothukudi Lok Sabha constituency.
On NEET, he said that the AIADMK has a basic policy to oppose it and said his party would continuously strive against the exam.
During his campaign at Thalayoothu in Tirunelveli, Panneerselvam sought a clear mandate from people saying that the Congress –DMK, which remained in power for ten years, did nothing for Tamil Nadu.
Recalling former CM Jayalalithaa’s achievements, he said she fought legally in the Cauvery river water dispute and won. However, MK Stalin, DMK president, could not stomach it, he added. OPS also said Stalin could not achieve his dream of becoming Chief Minister.