Coimbatore, Apr 29:  AIADMK and DMK, CPI-M Central Committee member T K Rangarajan, MP, today accused them of “match-fixing” in the Tamil Nadu Assembly by staging walkouts to avoid debates on major issues. “This is a murder of democracy. During DMK regime, AIADMK will walk out of the house and DMK will stage walk out during AIADMK rule, so that they can avoid debate on important issues, including corruption…It is a match fixing to protect themselves,” he told reporters here. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Election 2021: DMK-Congress Finalise Seat-sharing Pact. Congress Given 25 Seats, to Fight Kanyakumari By-poll

People should realise the designs of these parties, he said alleging that the Dravidian majors had taken Tamil Nadu industrially backward besides ‘failure’ to upgrade the quality of education. On total prohibition, Rangarajan said both the parties, which were competing with each other to introduce prohibition, could have reduced the production and supply by the distillers belonging to their party men, leading to natural decrease in the liquor consumption.(ALSO READ: West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016: Attack on CPI-M family by TMC ‘slaughterers’ says Surjya Kanta Mishra) Also Read - AIADMK Seals Poll Deal With BJP For Tamil Nadu Election, Allots Kanyakumari LS Seat, 20 MLA Segments

To a question on CPI-M Kerala unit’s manifesto which promised to construct a new dam at Mullaperiyar, a bone of conteniton between Tamil Nadu and Kerala, he said it reflected the aspirations of the people of that state. However, CPIM’s Tamil Nadu unit would not work against the interest of Tamils, be it Cauvery or Mullapariyear, Rangarajan said. Also Read - AIADMK Releases First List of Six Candidates For Tamil Nadu Election 2021, CM to Contest From Edappadi | Full List Here