AIADMK stages demo against property tax hike, demands roll back

Chennai, Apr 5 : The main Opposition AIADMK in Tamil Nadu today staged a stage-wide protest demonstration condemning the property tax hike effected by the DMK government and demanded its roll back. In Chennai, party Coordinator O Panneerselvam led the protest in front of Valluvar Kottam, while co-coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami led the demonstration in front of Tiruchy Railway junction in which senior leaders, former Ministers and scores of AIADMK cadres took part and shouted slogans denouncing the hike. Speaking on the occasion, Panneerselvam said the protests will continue and it will turn into a people’s movement if the hike was not rolled back. In his speech, Palaniswami said the DMK government, without caring for the people, had hiked the tax rates citing the centre’s guidelines and said the hike should be rolled back immediately. Similar demonstrations were held in front of all district headquarters in the State. GV 1312

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