Chennai: Seeking to galvanise party cadres ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today told them that she was able to become the CM for the third time only due to her boldness and urged them to work for the AIADMK`s victory in the polls.
"How many conspiracies were hatched by evil forces to drive me out of politics? How many cases were foisted? How many threats and intimidations? I was able to become the Chief Minister for the third time and do good to the people as I took on these challenges with boldness," she said.
Exhorting partymen to have faith in themselves, Jayalalithaa said they could tackle any problem if they nurtured self-confidence.
Expressing hope that her party would win all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, she urged the cadres to work for the party`s victory in the Lok Sabha elections."You will do that and we will all the 40 seats."
Earlier, she presided over the marriage of Housing Minister R Vaithilingam`s son Prabhu. Also, AIADMK`s Madurai North MLA, AK Bose`s son KP Sivasubramanian`s wedding was held in her presence.