June 24, 2018

J Jayalalithaa Birth Anniversary

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"Thus, a woman's future is secured, the entire house future is secured", Modi said.

A life-size statue of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa was unveiled and the ruling AIADMK's official Tamil daily launched on February 24 at the party headquarters in Chennai on her 70th birth anniversary, which was celebrated by party cadre across Tamil Nadu.

Modi symbolically handed over the keys and registration certificates of two wheelers to five women on the occasion, reports PTI.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said Tamil Nadu is being benefited by several Central schemes and more than ₹24,000 crore worth of its projects were being implemented. By extending education to women, you are educating the entire household. "When we secure her future, we secure future of the entire home", he further added.

Modi said that a few amendments have been made to the Factory's Act to offer women flexible working environment (including night shifts) in factories. The scheme launched under the name of Jayalalithaa entitles women in the state a 50 per cent discount when purchasing a two-wheeler under 125cc.

The prime minister also took a dig at the Congress. I am told that on Amma's 70th birthday, 70 lakh plants will be planted across Tamil Nadu. But when the NDA government came to power it received 1,80,000 crores under the 14th Finance Commission.

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Palaniswami will soon lead a delegation of farmers and leaders from all parties to urge Modi to constitute the Cauvery Management Board within six weeks, as directed by the Supreme Court.

These included 'thalikku thangam, '(gold for mangalsutra) for women beneficiaries, free milch cow and goats, free of cost computers for students and new colleges for the uplift of rural students.

From the airport he went to naval base INS Adyar by a helicopter and from there he went by road to Kalaivanar Arangam where the function was held.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the scheme that was one of Jayalalithaa's poll promises ahead of the 2016 Assembly elections.

Last month, the state government increased the subsidy component under the scheme from Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000.

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