Don’t allow NPR in state or will launch civil disobedience movement, warns DMK

Principal opposition party DMK on Monday condemned Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami for unleashing police force on anti-CAA protesters in Washermanpet and threatened to mobilise people for a massive civil disobedience movement if the ruling AIADMK allows National Population Register (NPR) in state, unilaterally.
Don’t allow NPR in state or will launch civil disobedience movement, warns DMK


In a resolution adopted to his effect at the meeting of party district secretaries held at DMK headquarters Anna Arivalayam on Monday evening, the DMK also condemned the Chief Minister for refusing to accept their demand for passing an Assembly resolution demanding the revocation of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

“DMK will be compelled to mobilise people and organise massive civil disobedience movement in the Gandhian way laid down by Perarignar Anna in consultation with all parties if the AIADMK regime fails to respect people’s sentiment and allows NPR which facilitates the National Register of Citizens (NRC),” the meeting chaired by DMK president MK Stalin cautioned. The party blamed the provocation of the AIADMK regime for the protests and a few cops sustaining injuries during the police lathi-charge at Washermanpet.

Seeks SC judge monitored CBI probe into job scams

Condemning the AIADMK regime for releasing an achievement report of the three-year Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami regime, which was fraught with recruitment scams, the DMK district secretaries meeting listed out the various alleged scams in the incumbent government and adopted another resolution demanding a Supreme Court judge monitored probe into all recruitments made since 2016, especially TNPSC and Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB).

The final resolution insisted that the government enact a legislation scrapping old hydrocarbon projects and declared delta region as special protected agriculture zone.

The BJP and AIADMK governments should scrap hundreds of existing hydrocarbon projects in delta region and pass special protected agriculture zone legislation. Only then it would be meaningful, appropriate, facilitate agriculture growth and offer solace to the farmers, the resolution added.

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