The event, to mark Karunanidhi’s diamond jubilee of entry into Tamil Nadu Assembly, will be held in Chennai next week.
Nitish Kumar endorsed Pranab Mukherjee’s name for a second term as President
The action come as part of the ongoing crackdown on liquor trade and consumption after Bihar CM Nitish kumar held a review meeting with all the District Magistrates and SPs.
The JD(U) president, who was flanked by ministers and party leaders during interaction with the media, said that it was difficult to say as to who will emerge as the PM candidate in 2019.
Prasad on Tuesday said it is “shocking” to see JD(U), which once fought against “Lalu’s corruption”, defending the RJD leader.
The meeting to review the anti-Maoist doctrine comes a fortnight after 25 CRPF personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.
Kumar said Gandhi must not be limited to printing his image on currency notes.
Nitish said that in his view, the Uniform Civil Code must be seen as a measure of reform for the welfare of the people, and “not a political instrumentality to be hurriedly imposed” against their wishes
The PM’s remarks come at a time when the Bihar CM lauded the Centre’s demonetisation move even as his party, JD-U, criticised it in Parliament.
The biggest issue he espoused in order to expand his constituency to the national level, was to pass a prohibition law in April this year – it was one of his main poll campaign promises in an effort to woo women voters.
The reservation will include 21 per cent for EBCs, 12 per cent for OBCs, 16 per cent for SCs and one for STs.
The Chief Minister also claimed prohibition has allowed people to spend on items like milk, sweets, clothes and furniture which is evident in hike in sale of these items.
The Bihar CM, however, sought to link demonetisation benefits to put a check on liquor traders in prohibition state of Bihar.
Kumar also exhorted people to start practising rational use of electricity to avoid heavy power bills.
Nitish Kumar declared a one-day mourning in the state as the nation is at a loss for words after AIADMK supremo J. Jayalalithaa’s demise.