Jayalalithaa runs whistle-stop campaign in RK Nagar

Jaya refrained from targeting the principal opposition parties in the state
Chennai: Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, who had her first interaction the public after about eight months, reiterated that she would relentlessly work for the welfare of the people. Speaking on Monday in the course of a few halts in her whistle-stop campaign trail in RK Nagar where she is contesting the by-poll on June 27.
The AIADMK supremo refrained from targeting the principal opposition parties in the state, including the DMK, and asked for votes while highlighting the achievements of her government over the past four years.
Addressing the crowd from her campaign vehicle, Ms Jayalalithaa said her government had taken up several welfare measures in RK Nagar, including giving 14,313 new power connections and relaying 254 interior roads.
“Both industrial growth and job opportunities have surged in the state and around 4,992 megawatt of additional power has been generated by Tangedco since 2011 and, as a result, today there is no power outage in the state,” she said.
She listed various schemes like the Amma Unavagam, Amma cement, Amma salt and Amma water started by her government while highlighting the fact that in RK Nagar alone there were 10 Unavagams (subsidised canteens).
( Source : deccan chronicle )
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