Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah and
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa led the leaders in the state in
greeting the people on the eve of the New Year 2012.
"On the happy occasion of New Year I convey my heartiest
greetings and best wishes to all the people. May the dawn of
New Year usher in peace and prosperity and bring about all
round progress and development in the state and the nation,"
Rosaiah said in a statement.
Extending her greetings, Jayalalithaa stressed for unity
and hard work and said "we will not sacrifice our rights at any
Describing herself a `sister` of the people of the state,
she said she was striving hard to make the state a pioneer in
DMK President M Karunanidhi wished Tamil Nadu to be free of
power cuts, creation of more employment opportunities and
healthy ties with neighbouring states in 2012.
Opposition Leader Vijayakant said in the year bygone,
people of the state were affected due to hike in prices of
milk and bus fares by state government besides that of fuel by
the Centre. He wished 2012 should come as a "breeze" for the
people of the state.
MDMK founder Vaiko, TNCC President BS Gnanadesikan and PMK
founder Dr S Ramadoss also extended their New year greetings.