What has Centre done for Tamil Nadu? asks Stalin | Chennai News

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CHENNAI: Chief minister M K Stalin on Friday sought to know what the Union government had done for the people of Tamil Nadu.
The chief minister posted on X a ten-minute footage of finance minister Thangam Thennarsu, brushing off the claims of Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman over the central funds released to Tamil Nadu. The chief minister said his Dravidian model of governance remained supportive to the people even during the crisis period by extending a Pongal cash gift of Rs 1,000 with a gift hamper.
“Since assuming charge, Dravida-model government has been continuously implementing various projects with the state’s own funds,” he said, listing out schemes like free bus ride, said to have been helping women save Rs 1,000 a month.
The chief minister pointed out government’s monthly assistance of Rs 1,000 under Pudhumai Penn scheme and Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thittam, intending to support girl students pursuing higher education and woman heads of families, respectively.
Stalin went on to add, “What has Union government, which is responsible to protect the interests of the Indian states, done to the people of Tamil Nadu? The finance minister of Tamil Nadu has given a detailed reply to the Union minister’s speech.”

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