Chief Minister and AIADMK joint-coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami will commence a two-day election campaign tour in Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu districts from Wednesday.
Palaniswami says the DMK president did not even accept his invite for an open debate
The development is following actor Rajinikanth's recent abandonment of his plan to enter politics and face the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, due during April-May this year.
Due to an accident a few years ago, he had undergone a surgery on his leg and he was required to go in for a follow- up surgery, Haasan said.
A day after his fans held an agitation in Chennai, urging him to reverse his choice, the actor said he has already made known his decision and explained the reasons for it.
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The Congress contested 41 seats in the last assembly polls in Tamil Nadu but could win only eight seats.
People showering him and MNM their love and affection was proof that a 'good change' was in the offing, Kamal Haasan said.
Vasan began his statewide tour on Saturday to interact with party functionaries and identify potential constituencies which the party would like to be allocated for during seat-sharing.
Addressing a gathering at Yercaud, Haasan said that his party wants to bring gender equality in all sectors from agriculture to space.
Stalin pointed out that there are no full-time staff and that the doctors are brought from PHCs to treat patients.
Saying that more than three languages were being taught in schools run by the DMK, Murugan accused Stalin of keeping a double-standard.
Bhalaji said that Minister for Municipal Administration SP Velumani had carried out various infrastructure projects across the State, while Stalin had not “done anything” for Coimbatore.
Stating that the AIADMK government runs on people’s interest, he claimed that if DMK comes into governance, Hitler’s rule would resume.
Asked if an alliance with the BJP would affect the AIADMK’s chances at securing minority votes, he asked, "DMK was also in alliance with BJP. How has that affected them?"
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Earlier in September, AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam had announced that Palaniswami will be the chief ministerial candidate of the party in the forthcoming polls.