CHENNAI: Rebel AIADMK leader and R. K. Nagar legislator T. T. V. Dhinakaran has urged the people to be vigilant and not to allow the communal forces to gain a foothold in Tamil Nadu. He also claimed that he was ready to face Assembly elections any time.
“Whether you are a Hindu, Christian or Muslim or belong to any religion, you should all strive like brothers and sisters and prevent the communal forces to gain a foothold in Tamil Nadu. We are now living peacefully.. Some forces want to divide us with the intention of capturing power and they think they can fill the vacuum caused due to the demise of Amma (late CM J. Jayalalithaa)” he said apparently referring to the BJP.
He said he was confident that the people will not allow the BJP to grow in the State. “Just like you supported me in the R. K. Nagar, I am sure you will defeat the communal forces,” he said on Saturday while addressing a rally in Villupuram near here. Following his victory in the R. K. Nagar Assembly by-election, Mr Dhinakaran undertook a State-wide tour the State and in Villupuram, he addressed rallies at nine places. Averring that he was prepared to face Assembly elections any time, Dhinakaran alleged that the State government had not taken steps to ensure the constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) or ensure a remunerative price for sugarcane farmers in the State.
Pointing out to his landslide victory in the R. K. Nagar Assembly by-elections where the people gave a clear mandate to his “pressure cooker” symbol and rejected the ruling AIADMK, he said the people of TN wish to reestablish the rule of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa....