The AIADMK co-coordinator and Chief of the Opposition, Edappadi Ok. Palaniswami, on Wednesday demanded that the State authorities instantly shut down Tasmac stores and bars within the gentle of the rising circumstances of COVID-19.
“When practically 24,000 individuals are getting contaminated day by day, is it honest to maintain the Tasmac retailers open?” Mr. Palaniswami questioned. He recalled that Chief Minister M.Ok. Stalin, whereas in Opposition within the first week of Could 2020, had sought the closure of the retailers when the variety of contemporary circumstances was 775, on the bottom that they have been facilitating the unfold of the illness.
The Chief of the Opposition additionally referred to the reported statement of Well being Minister Ma. Subramanian that there was a chance of an extra rise within the variety of circumstances within the coming days. Urging the DMK authorities “to not play” with individuals’s lives, the AIADMK co-coordinator mentioned the ruling celebration ought to shed its double requirements.
In a separate assertion, the AIADMK coordinator and former Chief Minister, O. Panneerselvam, asserted that it was his celebration, whereas in energy throughout 1987, that took steps to ascertain a medical college which was named after celebration founder M.G. Ramachandran. Solely the nomenclature of the college underwent a minor change after the Meeting adopted an modification Invoice in January 1991 when the DMK was in energy, he added.
Later, the 2 AIADMK leaders, in a joint assertion, introduced that the celebration would stage demonstrations on Saturday (January 22) in all Cauvery delta districts to focus on the necessity for fee of enough compensation by the State authorities to farmers affected by extra rainfall.