The 16th annual day and exhibition of TamilNadu Earth Movers Owners Welfare Association (TEMOWA) was held at YMCA, Nandanam April 25, 2018. The event was presided by Mr. Kathipara Janarthanan, President of TEMOWA. Former Union Minister and President of Tamil Maanila Congress, Shri G.K Vasan graced the evening as the Chief Guest and also addressed the gathering.
A key part of this event was the huge exhibition that was inaugurated in the morning by Justice(Retd) Kulasekaran. Leading companies across the globe showcased their Earth Movers and other related machinery. The exhibition was a host to more than 100 stalls. For the first time in TamilNadu, a lot of World-class equipment were on display for the audience who watched it with awe and interest. Shri G.K Vasan too visited the stalls accompanied by other dignitaries.
“We’ve have been conducting our function and exhibition every year. This is our 16th year and our beloved leader Shri G.K Vasan has been our Chief Guest for the past 11 years” says TEMOWA’s President Kathipara Janarthanan. ”We’ve been pressing our demands every year and we’ve our set of demands this time too” and he listed them out.
• Rolling back the hike in Petrol/Diesel prices
• Only local equipment/vehicles should be allowed for sand mining in any locality
• Take action to stop irregularities/corruption in sand mining
• The payment for mining permits should be received as “Demand Draft” and not Cash
He placed a request to the Chief Minister to kindly consider their request and act on their demands
“We at TEMOWA’s also conduct welfare programs in schools and offer assistance for the needy and the poor in possible ways. We conduct a lot of blood donation and health camps that has benefitted a lot of people. Still we’ll continue to do more on our part” said Mr. Kathipara Janardhanan as he signed off.