Chennai, May 1 (BPNS)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin has said that the DMK government of the state is for the upliftment of the workforce. He was extending greetings to the workforce on International labour day.
Stalin while speaking at a public function on International labour day said that the DMK government was not only for extending greetings to the labour force but also for their upliftment.
The Chief Minister said that the DMK government has provided free electricity to 1 lakh farmers in the state and that this was for the first time in the history of Tamil Nadu.
He also said that it was the DMK government that converted hand-pulled rickshaws into cycle rickshaws and said that his government would never tolerate any exploitation of the labour class.
The Chief Minister also said that the workforce is the major contributor to the economy of the country and the world and said that the governments must provide them with excellent working conditions and financial security.
Stalin said that the Tamil Nadu government under him was committed to the welfare of the labour community and would take all steps to provide the workforce necessary support.