The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has promised in its manifesto for Lok Sabha Election that there will be scrapping of NEET for medical admissions and ushering in quota in the private sector. DMK chief MK Stalin emphasised this while unveiling the salient features of the party’s manifesto.
Over the past few years, major political parties and students had raised opposition to NEET in Tamil Nadu which took a turn of emotive overtones. In due regard, Stalin stated that steps would be taken for implementing reservation in the private sector. It was added that party will also waiver of all educational loans taken by students.
Besides, promises related to medical aspirants preparing for NEET, they also stated to reintroduce old pension scheme for both central and state government employees. The party has also promised to regulate the prices of petrol, diesel and liquefied petroleum gas. The DMK is contesting 20 sets in the state, allotting the remaining 19 to its allies. The state goes to polls in a single phase on April 18, 2019.