35.1 C
Delhi
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

DMK govt is against communalism, not religion : Stalin

Date:

Share post:

Donate-GC-Razorpay

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said the ruling DMK was not against religion but was against communalism.

In his reply to the debate on the motion of thanks to the Governor for his address in the State Assembly, he said rumours were being spread by a group that the DMK government was rationalist and anti-religion.

Rejecting this charge, Stalin said the present government was only against communalism and not religion.

He reiterated that the government was not against believers, but against those who use people’s religious faith for their personal gains. Fron May 2021 when the DMK government assumed office to till October 31, 2022, it has recovered 3,150 acre of encroached lands worth Rs 3,657.48 crore belonging to temples and charities, he said, adding, true devotees were praising the government and those who did not like the government earning goodwill were criticising it.

Refuting Opposition allegations that the law and order had deteriorated in the State, he said the state government will never allow communal, racist and extremist forces to grow in Tamil Nadu and take all steps to ensure that the State remained violence-free.

He said the State was attracting a lot of investment from abroad as it remained a haven of peace due to the government’s efforts.

Related articles

J&K: Police booked 2 anti-national activists under PSA in Bandipora

Srinagar: Police have booked two alleged anti-national activists under the Public Safety Act (PSA) in Jammu and Kashmir’s...

Air India and All Nippon Airways to begin codeshare partnership for travel between India and Japan

GURUGRAM: Air India, India’s leading global airline, and All Nippon Airways, the largest Japanese carrier, have signed a...

US to impose Visa restrictions on 13 people benefiting from commercial spyware misuse

Washington: The US is taking steps to impose restrictions on 13 individuals connected to the development or sale...

J&K: 8 drug smugglers booked under PIT NDPS Act in Baramulla

Srinagar: Police have booked eight notorious drug smugglers under the Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and...