Deccanexpress online: New Delhi : The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) released its manifesto for the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections on Sunday. Providing government jobs to one person in every family and giving free washing machines to ration card holders were among the key promises made by Tamil Nadu’s ruling party in its manifesto, according to The News Minute.
The party also promised to give 6 LPG cylinders free to every family. The party also said it will waive off education loans and request the Centre to scrap the Citizenship Amendment Act. However, the AIADMK had supported the Citizenship Amendment Act when it came up for voting in Parliament in 2019.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam unveiled the manifesto in Chennai on Sunday evening. Palaniswami said, “People have largely benefited from this government for the last four years.”
AIADMK’s manifesto has mainly focused on women and students. The party has promised to provide bus concessions, six cylinders every year, a sum of Rs 1,500 per month for heads of households, free washing machines and an increase in maternity leave to one year, among other assurances for women.
On the other hand, for students, the party promised to set up more coaching institutes. It promised to establish a separate university for skill development. AIADMK also said that it will extend meal schemes to cover students of classes nine and above.
The AIADMK also promised to reduce the price of petrol and diesel, which had skyrocketed over the last few weeks.