After Madurai for Second Capital, Demand Emerges for Trichy
In but any other example of regionalism on show from AIADMK leaders, tourism minister Vellamandi Srinivasan has made a pitch to make central town Trichy the second one capital of Tamil Nadu, diverging opinion after sure Madurai-based ministers sought after prominence for the southern temple the town.
At a press briefing, Srinivasan (hailing from Trichy East) referred to the plans for Trichy as AIADMK icon MG Ramachandran’s dream concept. He prolonged a proper request to the ruling aggregate Edappadi Ok Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam to paintings in opposition to that “dream”.
Previous, ministers from Madurai comparable to RB Udayakumar and Sellur Raju had made public feedback, in the hunt for the AIADMK’s best order to concentrate on the temple the town. Whilst Palaniswami hails from Erode within the state’s western Kongu belt, Panneerselvam is from Theni’s Periyakulam close to Madurai. Queried concerning the numerous calls for rising from AIADMK ministers from non-Chennai districts, tradition minister Ok Pandiarajan sought to underplay the rage, announcing the federal government will take a choice at the calls for.
The touch upon Trichy, on Wednesday, arrived at a time the AIADMK used to be appearing expanding indicators of inside confrontation. Proper on Independence day, a gaggle of ministers shuttled between the flats of Panneerselvam and Palaniswami in the hunt for to position an finish to what seemed to be a tiff over the manager ministerial candidate for 2021 elections.
The feedback for 2nd state capital is observed as an offshoot of the fault-lines within the present energy construction of the AIADMK, which has come beneath force a number of instances because the dying of J Jayalalithaa.