Modi Invokes Amma, MGR and Tamil to Reach out at Kanchipuram Rally

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially launched the National Democratic Alliance’s poll campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu. Prime Minister Modi today addressed a rally in Tamil Nadu’s Kanchipuram district.

Mr. Modi announced the renaming of the Chennai Central Railway station after the former CM of Tamil Nadu MG Ramachandran. The Prime Minister told the Tamil people that he was seriously thinking about making flight announcements to and from Tamil Nadu in Tamil.

Rebel AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran’s party AMMK questioned the timing of the move, the spokesperson said, “We thank PM Modi for the gesture but why has the decision been taken now before elections?”

Meanwhile, MK Stalin chief of the DMK called it a “cosmetic move” and told that Modi must first solve the cauvery dispute.

The Prime Minister in an ultimate poll pitch said that he was committed to creating a developed Tamil Nadu that his former political rival Jayalalithaa “Amma” dreamt of.

This was the forth election rally that the Prime Minister has attended in Tamil Nadu over the past 30 days, election experts say that Tamil Nadu could go to polls in the first phase. Union Ministers Piyush Goyal, Nitin Gadkari Nirmala Sitharaman too have made multiple pit stops in Tamil Nadu in recent time.