“Let people decide on whether they want freebies or not,” he said.The minister wanted the makers of “Sarkar” to remove the objectionable scenes from the film.
He added that the government’s free rice scheme helped prevent hunger deaths state while distribution of free cattle to rural households helped improve their livelihood.
Listing out schemes introduced by the government like free laptops, bicycle, school uniform and books, Kamaraj said they were instrumental in maintaining high gross enrolment ratio in the state.
Trichy: State food minister R Kamaraj on Thursday said that people who act and make films for commercial gains have no legitimate right to say what people should do and what they should not do.
The minister was reacting to a scene in Vijay-starrer “Sarkar” where people are shown burning freebies distributed by the government.Speaking to reporters in Tiruvarur, Kamaraj slammed the makers of the film for showing the welfare schemes introduced by late chief minister J Jayalalithaa in a bad light.
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