New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party Chief Amit Shah on Friday said that DMK and Congress are synonymous with “corruption”, and BJP and NDA with “governance”. He mocked at the DMK and Congress combine over alleged corruption and asked if such an alliance will be able to deliver good governance. Also Read - Meet 'Bob-Cut' Sengamalam, An Elephant in Tamil Nadu Who's Going Viral Because of Her Unique Hairstyle
Stating that the NDA government had a “zero tolerance towards terrorism,” Amit Shah, addressing party workers in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram, also recalled the martyrdom of two CRPF jawans from the state who were among those killed in the dastardly Pulwama Terror Attack on February 14. Also Read - Sadhguru’s Second Painting 'Bhairava’ Sells for Rs 5.1 Crore; Money to Be Used for Covid-19 Relief Efforts
Addressing BJP workers for the first time after his party clinched a poll deal with the ruling AIADMK on Tuesday, he exhorted cadres to work for the victory of all the 40 alliance candidates in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Also Read - Tamil Nadu 12th Result 2020: Scores to be Out Today at tnresults.nic.in | How to Check
Be it the “AIADMK, PMK or the BJP,” party workers should work for the victory of alliance nominees to ensure the re-election of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, he said.
Earlier this Wednesday, the DMK finalised the seat-sharing exercise with key ally Congress for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, allotting it nine seats in Tamil Nadu and one in neighbouring Puducherry. This announcement came a day after arch rival AIADMK cobbled up an alliance with the BJP and PMK.
On Tuesday, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu and the BJP sealed an alliance for the coming Lok Sabha elections under which the saffron party would contest five of the 39 seats in the state.
(With agency inputs)