TAMIL NADU

Call to implement 33 per cent reservation for women

Tamil Nadu Bureau

Cadres of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam take out rallies in districts

THENI: A total of 5,000 women, including members of self-help groups from different parts of the district took part in a rally taken out by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam women wing here on Saturday.

The demanded implementation of 33 per cent reservation for women in Assembly and Parliament.

They appealed to the Central Government to implement the reservation immediately to empower women. The Special Representative for Tamil Nadu in New Delhi, P. Selvendran, led the rally.

Dindigul

Women members took out a rally here. The rally started at Periyar statue and concluded at Nagal Nagar after passing through AMC Road, Clock Tower, West Car Street, South Car Street and Solai Hall Road and R.S. Road.

Madurai

Hundreds of DMK women's wing cadres took out a rally. The Mayor, G. Thenmozhi, inaugurated the rally that began at Munichalai and concluded at North Masi Street-West Masi Street Junction. The party functionaries, V. Veluchamy and P. Moorthi, were present.

Virudhunagar

In Virudhunagar, the Minister for Health, K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran, flagged off the rally that began near the Old Bus Stand.

The procession, led by the Dindigul District Panchayat president, Kavitha Parthiban, culminated at the Desabandu Ground.

The Minister for School Education, Thangam Thennarasu, received the rallyists. The party women's wing district organiser, R. Sujatha, was present.