T.N. Assembly polls | Where all members of a community vote, and vote for change
The Narikuravar community in Tiruparthur district holds a assembly a week earlier than the elections and decides whom to vote for, after an evaluation of every candidate’s guarantees
For 18 -year-old R. Ranjitha from the Narikuravar community, making use of the indelible ink on her finger and casting a vote for the primary time was an thrilling expertise. She hopes that the one that involves energy will work in direction of her community’s profit.
There are greater than 1,000 Narikuravars residing in Gandhi Nagar, Agaramcheri, Ambur constituency Tirupathur district. Of them, 260 are voters. Members of the community claimed that there have been 46 first-time voters amongst them. “I don’t know much about politics but I wanted to exercise my democratic right. I hope the candidate I chose will win and do good for the constituency, especially for us,” Ms. Ranjitha mentioned.
Members of this community, who’ve been residing in Gandhi Nagar, for many a long time, have by no means didn’t vote even as soon as. “We come as a group to vote. Nearly four decades ago, we wanted to boycott the elections as our demands were not met. But we didn’t do it and voted,” mentioned S. Anandan an aged member of the community.
D. Rajini,one of the leaders within the community residing in Agaramcheri, mentioned a week earlier than the election, a assembly is held among the many members and they resolve that everybody ought to vote. “We analyse what each candidate has promised for the development of our community and we decide whom to vote for,” he mentioned
Mr. Rajini mentioned that they want correct homes and good ingesting water provide. He alleged that in Chief Minister K Kamaraj regime they got 65 acres of land. “But it was grabbed by different people. I advise youngsters that it is important to vote to choose a leader who can bring about a change in society. I want our community members to focus on the education of our children, especially girls,” he mentioned.