Tiruvarur, Apr 6 UNI | 4 months ago

The opposition DMK functionaries prevented the distribution of goats free of cost to 24 prohibition offenders, as they had given up their illicit liquor trade at Kovilur in Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu today.

According to Karthick, Deputy Secretary of the Tiruvarur district unit of DMK, acting on information that the officials of the Animal Husbandry Department and Revenue Department were going to distribute the goats free of cost to 24 prohibition offenders at the weekly goat shandy at Kovilur, and they rushed to the spot.

On seeing them, the officials as well as 19 beneficiaries managed to escape from the scene. However, the DMK party workers prevented the distribution of goats to five other beneficiaries, he added.

Later, they met the Election officials and complained about the violation of Model Code of Conduct and based on their complaint, officials are investigating the matter, he said.

(Posted on 07-04-2014)