PM Narendra Modi addressed a rally in the city of Madurai. Speech excerpts via BJP India:
Congress-DMK keep projecting themselves as protectors of Tamil culture. But facts suggest otherwise.
UPA govt in 2011 banned Jallikattu, their leader even described it as a barbaric practice!
NDA govt paved the way for Jallikattu to continue after 2016-17.
Our govt has done a lot to boost medical infra –
1 medical college every 3 district
Seats for UG/PG increased
Medical+technical education in local languages
Congress-DMK kept the Devendra Kula Vellalar community issue hanging for decades, but we solved it.
A vote for NDA is a vote for better investment in this region.
We’re creating the right atmosphere for more industries. Food processing and textiles sector are our focus. India is supporting new startups and liberalising regulatory framework.
South Tamil Nadu and especially Madurai has a special association with MGR.
In 1980s, Congress dismissed MGR’s democratically elected govt. Elections were called, and he won from Madurai! His vision for an inclusive and prosperous society inspires us.