Elangovan wants 109 Seats for Congress and a Chief Minister or Dy Chief Minister Post.
Former Union minister of state and senior Congress leader EVKS Elangovan on Friday[10-9-2010] demanded removal of K. V. Thangkabalu from Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president’s post charging that he was indulging in activities that weaken the party.
Accusing Thangkabalu of behaving in an autocratic manner, Elangovan told TOI that he had removed six persons from Congress and Youth Congress without even seeking an explanation from them. The TNCC president has no authority to remove workers from the party, he said and pointed out that the disciplinary committee could initiate such steps. Under Thangkabalu’s leadership, Congress had come to a standstill in the state, charged Elangovan, adding that the TNCC president had no time to meet people and propagate central government’s welfare schemes to the masses.
Elangovan has been critical of the DMK government, firing salvos at the DMK leadership for allegedly appropriating credit for central government’s welfare schemes. He says there is no use in giving Free Colour TV without providing electricity for people.
He told that in !980 alliance DMK provided 110 seats to Congress and now he wants 109 seats to congress and a Chief Minister or Dy Chief Minister Post.
It is our sincere appeal to Kalaignar to consider the request of Elangovan and earn a memorable name in the History.