Renamed incumbent P. Dhanapal seeks to retain seat
Within the subsequent election, Legislative Meeting Speaker P. Dhanapal, who was re-elected to contest from the (reserved) Meeting constituency of Avinashi, will face Aathi Founder and Chairman Thamizhar Peravai R. Athiyamaan aligned by the DMK entrance, which can take part within the elections for the primary time.
Each candidates are from the Arunthathiyar group. In line with information from the Election Fee, AIADMK candidates received in Avinashi within the 4 meeting elections held from 2001. Mr. Dhanapal, who grew to become the primary Speaker of the Dalit Meeting in 2012, received right here within the 2016 Meeting elections by a margin of over 30,000 votes.
Whereas tasks such because the inauguration of the Athikadavu – Avinashi groundwater recharge and ingesting water provide program and the institution of a authorities school of arts and sciences in Avinashi have benefited voters, political observers say that the competition might be harder. for AIADMK this time.
IPC (M) Avinashi union secretary S. Venkatachalam mentioned that whereas the (reserved) Avinashi constituency might be thought of a stronghold of AIADMK for the previous 20 years, the postman anti-incumbency amongst voters may work towards Mr. Dhanapal. “He normally involves the constituency solely to provoke tasks or to fulfill outstanding personalities,” he mentioned, additional claiming that he was not accessible to residents of his constituency throughout his tenure.
Civic points equivalent to redeveloping broken roads and bettering services on the Avinashi authorities hospital have additionally not been resolved previously 5 years, in accordance with Venkatachalam.
D. Prabu, organizer of the Athikadavu Avinashi Federation groundwater recharge plan management committee, alleged bureaucratic negligence in planning the primary section of the mission as many water our bodies had been reportedly left behind. apart in Avinashi and different areas the place mission work is underway. carried out. Whereas the primary section was initially scheduled to be accomplished by March, officers cited the COVID-19 lockdown for the delay and it’s now anticipated to be accomplished by December, he mentioned.
In August 2020, officers from varied departments and the Tiruppur district police rescued greater than 150 minors who had been working in spinning mills close to Avinashi.
In line with C. Nambi, govt director of the Avinashi-based Heart for Social Schooling and Growth, there seems to have been a rise in baby and adolescent labor after the lockdown. The Industrial Security and Well being Directorate should step up its vigilance by inspecting extra industries to make sure that miners should not pressured to work towards their will, he mentioned.