Madurai: Union Minister for Chemicals and
Fertilisers M K Alagiri today began his second round of his
constituency tour at Tiruparankunram, hearing grievances of
people over various issues and said he had asked officials
concerned to look into them and address it.
The tour assumes importance in the context of the assembly
elections due for Tamil Nadu next year.
The minister, who expressed confidence that the DMK led
front would win in all 234 constituencies and form the
government, said he would continue with his tour of the
constituency, where he has already set up two offices to
listen to and address the problems of the people.
On DMDK leader Vijayakant’s statement that DMK should not
come back to power, he said `Kalignar` (his father and chief
minister M Karunanidhi) has worked hard to implement various
projects for the welfare of the poor. "They (people) will take
care of the next elections," he said.
Alagiri asked officials to segregate all applications for
Old age Pension and sanction them.
The minister felt that MP`s fund should be increased to Rs
nine crore to take up development works in all six assembly
constituencies in his parliament constituency.
He listened to grievances of the people and received
petitions at Achampatthu, Kamakshipuram, Pudukulam,
Keezhamathur, Melamathur, Thuvariman and Tharapatti.