In a long list of poll promises, which DMK party chief MK Stalin stated has more than 500 promises, the party decides to give a tough fight to the ruling AIADMK in the upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly elections.
The poll promises include claims like free computer tablets for students with data card, free public transport for women, reservation of 75% of the private sector jobs for those from the state, reducing fuel prices, financial assistance of up to rs25,000 to one lakh people making pilgrimage to major Hindu temples.
He also stated that the reservation for women in government jobs will be increased for the existing 30% to 40%. He has also promised on reallocating rs 1,000 crore to the revival of Hindu shrines in the state, rs 200 crore for the revival of mosques and churches in the state.
Further, it has promised piped water in Chennai and metro trains in Coimbatore and Salem and airports in Hosur along with other areas. The party which has also opposed NEET examination, tends to bring a legislation against it, if elected to power.
MK Stalin's DMK is hoping for a 'big win' and is contesting on 180 of the 234 seats, with ally Congress contesting on 25 seats.