DMK pioneered corruption in Tamil Nadu: BJP

11 days ago | 14-03-2017 | ANI

New Delhi , Mar. 14: Taking a jibe at the DMK's 'corrupt' stature in Tamil Nadu, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tamilsai Soundrajan alleged that the party has pioneered corruption in the state, and cannot be viewed as an alternative to the AIADMK.

Speaking to ANI here, Soundrajan revealed that the BJP is working towards garnering more support in Tamil Nadu, riding on the party's astounding victory in the recent assembly polls in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.

"The BJP is a corruption-free party. Along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support, we are working towards establishing a majority for the BJP in the upcoming local body elections," she said.

Soundrajan further claimed that the party's victory in the two states is the people's mandate, and similar is the case in Goa and Manipur.

Commenting on the status of fishermen in the state, Soundrajan assured that the fishermen have called off the apparent strike that was to take place.

"Prime Minister Modi and Nirmala Sitharaman have extended their support to the community. Through their help, we will make sure that fishermen will not be mistreated," said Soundrajan, appealing to the community to support the BJP in the upcoming elections.

Meanwhile, the BJP emerged victorious in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly elections by establishing a clear majority. Independent MLAs and other parties in Goa and Manipur have extended their support to the party in forming the Government in these two states as well.