TN committed to pay Rs 1000 stipend to women: Thiagarajan

Social media users are claiming that Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan has said paying Rs.1000 stipend to women is not possible.

By Sabya Singh  Published on  18 Feb 2022 7:00 AM GMT
TN committed to pay Rs 1000 stipend to women: Thiagarajan

Hyderabad: Social media users are claiming that Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan has said paying Rs.1000 stipend to women is not possible.

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NewsMeter received it on WhatsApp for a fact check.

Fact Check:

The claim is false.

NewsMeter found a report by News 18. During the 2021 state assembly election, MK Stalin had announced that he would provide a monthly stipend of Rs. 1,000 to women.

Although the DMK won the assembly elections, the specific election promise has not yet been implemented. According to the Indian Express, the CM will definitely provide the Rs 1,000 monthly financial assistance to women family heads soon.

Further, Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan also gave an explanation and shared the information on Twitter. He tweeted that the viral claim is false. The promise of Rs. 1,000 will be fulfilled.

Hence, the claim is false.

Claim Review:Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan said paying that Rs.1000 per month stipend to women is not possible.
Claimed By:Social Media Users
Claim Reviewed By:Newsmeter
Claim Source:Social Media
Claim Fact Check:False
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