Coimbatore, Aug 1 (PTI) The two-day state executive meeting of CPI(M), beginning at Chennai on August three will discuss various issues like withdrawal of LPG subsidy and Universal PDS system and decide the future course of action. Also Read - Lockdown-Like Restrictions to be Reimposed in Tamil Nadu From Today. Full List of Curbs Here

Talking to reporters here, CPI(M)Tamil Nadu secretary G Ramakrishnan said today that the new system of PDS was not acceptable to the party and with this attempt, the Centre and State governments were trying to defeat the very purpose of National Food Security Act. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Announces Fresh COVID Curbs: Ban on Religious Events From April 10 | What's Allowed & What's Not

The announcement on withdrawal of LPG subsidy from next year also was condemnable, he said and sought immediate cancellation of such move. Also Read - Tamil Nadu COVID Guidelines: Strict Rules to be Issued Amid Huge Surge in Cases - Know All The Details Here

Stating that the BJP-led government at the Centre, with its “anti-people” policies was depriving the rights of poor, he alleged that on the other side it was extending total concession to big corporate companies.

He urged the state government to take steps on war footing to prevent the spread of dengue.

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