DMK president M Okay Stalin on Saturday vowed to stop politics if he didn’t show the corruption fees towards Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani. Responding to Velumani’s problem to show the costs, Stalin mentioned, “I’m able to stop politics. Are you (Velumani) prepared?” The DMK chief was addressing a gram sabha assembly at Devarayapuram in Thondamuthur constituency represented by the Minister.
Referring to the memorandum submitted by the DMK to the Governor final month itemizing the costs towards the Chief Minister E Palaniswami and his colleagues, Velumani had mentioned he would step down from his submit if the costs have been proved and sought to know whether or not Stalin was able to stop politics if he failed to take action. “We is not going to solely show the costs towards the Minister but in addition drag him to the court docket of legislation and get him punished for his corrupt deeds…” Stalin mentioned.
Stalin promised to order an inquiry into the demise of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for the reason that judicial fee constituted by the federal government has not submitted its report even after three years, instantly afterassuming energy. The DMK chief mocked the AIADMK for asserting Okay Palaniswami because the chief ministerial candidate as its alliance companion BJP was but to endorse it.
Although the state authorities had banned gram sabha conferences, the social gathering was holding folks’s gram sabha conferences and lauded the participation in massive numbers, as they’d given an enormous mandate to DMK within the final Lok Sabha and native physique elections. Reacting to Stalin’s remarks, Velumani reiterated his resolve to resign from all posts within the authorities and AIADMK if the costs levelled towards him have been proved.
Talking to reporters on the ESI Hospital on the sidelines of a particular camp for dry run of COVID-19 vaccine, the Native Administration Minister accused the DMK chief of creating corruption fees and indulging in slandering the previous’s picture as a part of a political vendetta. Velumani mentioned he was able to submit his resignation from the submit of MLA, minister and social gathering posts if he was discovered responsible of graft.
On the similar time, he mentioned, Stalin who’s spreading lies ought to clarify whether or not he is able to step down from the social gathering submit and the opposition chief’s submit. “Stalin has no proper to speak about corruption, and if he has braveness he ought to settle for my problem and show the costs,” Velumani mentioned.
He condemned Stalin for allegedly asking his goons to silence a Dalit girl, who raised questions on DMK’s alleged failure to implement its election guarantees, throughout the folks’s gram sabha assembly organised at Thondamuthur in Coimbatore. “It isn’t acceptable to assault a lady in my district and Stalin has to answer to this,” Velumani mentioned.
In the meantime, a video of the lady, mentioned to be an AIADMK functionary who raised questions on the assembly and in addition speaking to a Minister over the cellphone, went viral within the social media. The video purportedly exhibits a person handing over the cellphone to her and stating that the Minister was on the different finish.
She narrated the incident by saying she had gone to a temple within the space and heard Stalin making pointless feedback towards Velumani. She added that as a result of she was unable to bear it, she began elevating questions.