A day after the BJP announced the candidature of former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan for the Kanniyakumar Lok Sabha by-election, party leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday sent the ‘Send Pon Radhakrishnan to New Delhi’ campaign-cum-slogan in the district. did. .
Shri Shah, contesting with a door-to-door meeting of voters, stressed the need for good center-state relations for development and called for the re-election of the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu in the assembly elections. He assured voters that the central government would continue to implement its welfare programs.
The senior leader, who arrived at Thiruvananthapuram Airport from New Delhi, landed in a helicopter at the AR police ground. He was honored at a grand reception by state BJP unit president L Murugan, senior BJP leader CT Ravi, Mr Pon Radhakrishnan and AIADMK leader Thalavai Sundaram among others.
H. last year The by-election in the Lok Sabha was necessitated after the death of Vasant Kumar (Congress).
Addressing the meeting of BJP workers, Mr. Shah said that the AIADMK-led coalition should participate in the assembly elections. He said that the BJP will help take the state to the top in all areas of development through the programs of the Central Government.
The Home Minister said that the Palaniswami government of Edappadi has ensured peace for all in the last five years. He said that Tamil Nadu remained a peaceful state, which not only attracted domestic investment from other states, but was also the most preferred place for multinationals.
For growth and development, a good understanding and working relationship between the center and the state were necessary. He said that with Narendra Modi at the center, the country will reach greater heights.
Urging party workers and office bearers to ensure that the DMK-Congress alliance is kept away from power, he said that they should not win as their agenda was completely different and “the state will be ruined in all aspects” “. Mr. Shah appealed to the booth level workers to be vigilant till the 6th of April, the voting date in Tamil Nadu.
Earlier, he was given a “Poorna Kumbham” reception at Thanumalya Swamy Temple, where he performed special puja. Waving the crowd at a rally from Chettikulam crossroads, the BJP leader garlanded the statue of former Chief Minister and iconic Congress leader Kamaraj. After addressing a closed-door meeting with party functionaries at Udupi Hotel, he left for Thiruvananthapuram at 3.15 pm
In a brief conversation with journalists, he said that it was known from the influential crowd here that the public wanted the BJP to form an alliance and rule the country. “When Winner [Pon Radhakrishnan] An MP and Union Minister since 2014, he came to many development programs for Kanniyakumari. All good works will continue, ”he said and wished that the public should now elect him as their representative.