TIRUNELVELI: MDMK cadres, led by party’s Tirunelveli city district secretary K.M.A. Nizam accorded a warm welcome to the torch relay that reached the city on Thursday.
As the MDMK convenes Anna birth centenary conference at Tiruchi on September 15, a group of party functionaries are taking the torch on relay to the venue from Kanyakumari. After being flagged off by party’s deputy general secretary Nazareth Durai and propaganda secretary Nanchil Sampath near Gandhi Memorial on September 9, a group of MDMK functionaries, led by party’s state cadre wing deputy secretary Muthiah, are taking the torch to Tiruchi.
When the torch relay reached NGO Colony Junction on Nagercoil Road on Thursday, Mr. Nizam received them.
The torch will reach Tiruchi via Kovilpatti, Virudhunagar and Madurai.