Let us permanently defeat DMK: Jaya
Thursday, 17 October 2013
AIADMK general secretary and Tamilnadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today urged her party cadres to take a vow to 'permanently' defeat the DMK in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. In an epistle to AIADMK cadres on the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of the party, Jayalalithaa recalled that the AIADMK was founded by former Chief Minister M G Ramachandran to bring down the family rule of DMK president M Karunanidhi. 'After India attained independence, Congress was ruling the State for 20 years. (DMK founder) Anna changed the scenario and brought the Dravidian movement to power. MGR was the main reason behind that,' she said. 'After Anna, Karunanidhi became the Chief Minister with the help of MGR. As soon as he came to power, Karunanidhi was involved in converting the government and the party into his family property. Large scale corruption prevailed all over Tamilnadu,' she said. Jayalalithaa alleged that Karunanidhi attempted to erase the memories of Anna from the minds of the people and involved in self-publicity. She said: 'Karunanidhi transferred taxpayers' money to his family coffers'. The Chief Minister said that the general public and DMK members were irked with the acts of Karunanidhi. Just because MGR, who was the party treasurer and an MLA, expressed the feelings of the people, Karunanidhi expelled him from the DMK, Jayalalithaa said, recalling how the AIADMK came into being. Stating that Karunanidhi at that time surrendered to the Congress to escape from cases filed with regard to Sarkaria Commission, Jayalalithaa said he had now become a 'servant' of northen supremacy, which is hunting Tamilnadu, to escape from the Rs 1.80 lakh crore 2G scam. On this historic day of AIADMK's anniversay, let us vow to permanently put an end to Karunanidhil-led DMK which is cheating the people of Tamilnadu. 'You all should involve yourselves in effective field work in view of the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections to make the AIADMK taste a massive victory,' she said.