Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran on Friday presented the motion, which was opposed by the opposition United People’s Freedom Alliance councillor V Jayathilake.
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Swamy’s reaction comes in the wake of Jayalalithaa’s recent letter to the Prime Minister asking him to exempt the state from the NEET.
Rural students and those from poorer socio-economic backgrounds will be unable to compete with urban elite students in such Common Entrance Examinations, which were designed to favour the urban elite, Jayalalithaa said.
A day after controversy over Stalin being allotted a back-row seat at the venue of her swearing-in ceremony, Jayalalithaa said there was no intention to show disrespect to him or his party.
The people’s verdict has been decisive but what remain uncertain is the state’s financial status—it’s economy has seen the steepest rise in debt, about 92 per cent, according to various reports, in the last five years.
Survey data suggest women, traditional backers of the Chief Minister, rallied behind her as never before, overwhelming all negatives.
DMK was “insulted” in a planned manner, Karunanidhi said and criticised Jayalalithaa over the incident.
Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah administered the oath of office to the Chief Minister and 28 members of the cabinet. The ceremony took place at the century old auditorium of the Madras University.
Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah will administer the oath of office to the Chief Minister and 28 members of the cabinet.
Jayalalithaa will have portfolios of Home and All India Services including the IAS, public and general administration, stated the release.
The AIADMK swept most of the seats in several pockets, including the politically sensitive Kongu belt comprising six districts with a sizeable share of OBC-Gounder votes.
Those who persisted in believing that the AIADMK would prevail were the people who live in the villages, the auto drivers and tea makers who have no access to Twitter or Whatsapp or any forms of social media.
Since the exit polls shut out the party, a few AIADMK leaders from the districts have shown signs of nerves, calling up journalists about trends.
“Most of our friends and relatives went from here for voting in Tamil Nadu. They were given Rs 500 and a one-way ticket to Chennai.”