Dr L Murugan was appointed as a Union Minister of State when Prime Minister Narendra Modi overhauled and expanded his Cupboard earlier this month. However his dramatic stand up the political ladder has had no impact on his dad and mom who stay in Konur village – 15 km from Namakkal city in Tamil Nadu.
His aged mom Varudammal continues to clear weeds within the fields together with different labourers whereas his father Loganatham takes out the sheep for grazing. They don’t have any plans of travelling to Delhi and are completely satisfied to work and earn their livelihood.
Alongside a slim avenue, the couple’s humble home stands out with a BJP flag fluttering on a pole on the roof.
Dr Murugan had studied within the village college and later shifted to the district’s Paramathi city for greater research earlier than shifting to Chennai to pursue a level in legislation.
“We’re proud that we farm. We made him a minister via farming. We should always not go away it. So I preserve working,” Mr Loganatham instructed NDTV.
Their minister son is but to go to them since his elevation. The final time he got here house was when he was made the state president of the BJP. His father had visited him in Chennai lately.
“He left for Delhi earlier than I might greet him for changing into a minister. I visited him and returned to take care of my work. I’ll see him when he comes again,” Mr Loganathan added.
“I spoke to my son and daughter-in-law on the telephone. They instructed me they’re doing effectively. They offer us cash for our bills and take excellent care of us. We’re completely satisfied and don’t have any issues,” Varudammal instructed NDTV.
Dr L Murugan practised as a lawyer for over 15 years. He has served because the vice-chairperson of the Nationwide Fee for Scheduled Castes.
He was made the state BJP chief after his predecessor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan was appointed because the Governor of Telangana.
Though Dr L Murugan misplaced the lately concluded Meeting elections within the state, he was hand-picked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be a Union Minister of State within the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying and the Ministry of Data and Broadcasting.