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MDMK quits UPA, withdraws support to govt
March 16, 2007 18:41 IST
Accusing the United Progressive Alliance government at the Centre of failing to implement majority of the schemes under the Common Minimum Programme, the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Friday pulled out of the UPA and withdrew its support to the government.
The Centre has 'failed' to take any steps to solve Tamil Nadu farmers' problems, by linking rivers, particularly peninsular rivers, despite assuring that priority will be given to it, the resolution said.
The Congress-led government also 'failed' to prevent the 'injustice' meted out to Tamil Nadu by neighbouring states on the vexatious Cauvery, Mullaperiyar and Palar river issues, the party pointed out.
The Centre's economic policy was totally in favour of multinationals and monopoly traders, neglecting middle income and poor people, the party alleged.