The district-level leaders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and the party cadres launched a door-to-door campaign by distributing pamphlets highlighting the failures of the State government on all fronts in Krishnagiri district on Sunday.
Following the denial of permission to stage a human chain protest, DMK changed its plan and launched a door-to-door campaign to highlight failures of the government headed by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.
Led by district secretary and Veppanahalli MLA T. Senguttuvan, the DMK cadres, in black shirts, visited houses and shops in Veppanahalli, Shoolagiri and Krishnagiri town and explained to people about the “anti-people policies” of the government and its inaction on major issues.
Even a simple crisis that could be settled through dialogue was suppressed by lathicharge, they said.
Police atrocities were on the increase, they said.
Democracy within the Assembly had been strangulated and media threatened with false cases and opportunities for the opposition parties to discuss problems of people were totally denied, party cadre said.
In Dharmapuri district, V. Mullaivendan, former Minister, distributed pamphlets along with his supporters in the main bus stand, four road junction, vegetable market and some other areas on Saturday.
R. Thamaraiselvan, MP representing Dharmapuri constituency, distributed pamphlets in Palacode town on Saturday. He also distributed pamphlets against the State government in Kadathur on Sunday evening, party sources said.