The heavy drubbing within the rural native physique polls in 9 districts of Tamil Nadu has affected the morale of the AIADMK and the get together should rework its technique to take care of its place as a significant opponent to the DMK within the state.
The Tamil Nadu State Election Fee has introduced that DMK has received or is in lead in 138 of the 140 district panchayat union seats with the AIADMK profitable simply 2 seats. Within the panchayat union ward member seats, DMK has received or is main in 1,009 seats whereas the AIADMK has solely 218 out of the 1,381 seats.
The AIADMK cadres in non-public admit that disunity among the many high management and the dearth of correct technique has led to the poor present of the get together. Celebration cadres are of the opinion that through the instances of MGR and Jayalalithaa, the key plank of the AIADMK was the robust anti-DMK stand taken by the get together however through the previous 5 years after the passing away of Jayalalithaa, the AIADMK has misplaced its plot.
M. Selvapandi, a neighborhood stage AIADMK functionary at Pammal in Chengalpattu district advised IANS, “We’ve got misplaced our plot within the rural native physique elections however I’m sure that the get together will come again to energy within the subsequent meeting elections. Technique needs to be correctly reworked and our marketing campaign didn’t work correctly among the many lots. AIADMK as a political get together has all the time survived by anti-DMK rhetoric and it’s lacking for the previous 5 years resulting in the lack of morale of the cadres.”
The major campaign of the AIADMK was the failure of the DMK government to do away with the NEET exam as promised in its election manifesto, but the results show that it did not have any impact on the people.
In the past five months since it assumed office on May 7, the DMK government has been fulfilling its electoral promises one by one and it could showcase around 200 promises of the 2021 assembly elections being fulfilled. This was a major plank of DMK’s campaign for the rural local body polls.
R. Padmanabhan, Director, Socio-Economic Development Foundation, a think tank based out of Madurai, told IANS, “The AIADMK has to rework itself and the disunity among the top leaders, OPS and EPS was reflected in the performance of the party as the cadres lost the plot. There were clear indications that the party has lost its plot but the leaders did not take it seriously during the polls and this has cost it dearly.”