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Coimbatore

Will take efforts to revive closed industrial units

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : CPIM leader P R Natarajan, who is tipped to contest coming Lok Sabha elections from Coimbatore Parliamentaly Constituency on Saturday assured to take efforts to reopen the industrial units closed due to demonetisation and GST.

Being an industrial city, with large chunk of labour voters, CPIM has decided to field Natarajan, a former MP, as its candidate as part of DMK-led alliance.

Natarajan who visited DMK local office, told reporters that due to wrong policies of BJP government, many small industries were closed in and around the city. He will take efforts to revive these industries, if a new government under the alliance is formed at the Centre, he said.

Tamil Nadu, for that matter India should bow its head with shame over the Pollachi sexual harassment case and all the accused, which position
they may be, should be brought to book and punished, he said.

Natarajan said that his party and all other constituents were opposing privatisation, particularly handing over the drinking water project of the city to a French firm.

He will also take efforts to fulfill the long pending demand of the citizens to have a night train to Bengaluru

Congress districy president, ‘Mayura’ Jayakumar, who was also present said that the party has requested AICC president, Rahul Gandhi to contest from any of the constituency in Tamil Nadu.

Former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi had contested from South in Chickmagalur in Karnataka, some 40 years ago and Rahul Gandhi should also take cue and contest from South India, he said.

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