Jaya charges BJP-led NDA of betraying AIADMK
AIADMK Supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalaithaa today said the on-going Lok Sabha elections was not merely to change the Government at the Centre, but also to put a full stop to the corrupt rule, free it from a corrupt regime, freedom for people and freedom from economic disorders.
Ms Jayalalithaa made this observation while addressing an electioneering meeting here in support of the sititng MP and AIADMK candidate for Karur Lok Sabha seat M Thambidurai. She came down heavily on both the Congress and BJP parties and said these two parties were continuously betraying the people of Tamil Nadu especially on the vexed Cauveri water issue.
She said the Cauveri Regulatory Authority (CRA) established during the BJP led NDA rule at the centre was teethless. The AIADMK had supported the BJP-led NDA Government demanding that CRA should be made more powerful to render justice to the people of Tamil Nadu on the Cauveri waters issue. But the NDA government 'did not fulfill this just and reasonable demand' of the AIADMK and following this, her party withdrew its support.
But, the same NDA supported by the DMK constituted the CRA without any power and by accepting it, Mr Karunanidhi had betrayed the people of Tamil Nadu, she charged.
(Posted on 13-04-2014)