AIADMK wants Bharat Ratna, Nobel and Magsaysay for Jayalalithaa

Chennai, Dec 29: Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK party on Thursday requested the Union government to declaretheir late leader and former Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa's birthdayas the National Farmers' Day and award her with Bharat Ratna posthumously.

The party also resolved to whatever wasnecessary so that Jayalalithaa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize andthe Ramon Magsaysay award for implementing various welfareschemes.

The party passed a resolution to this effect at his general council meeting held here.

According to the resolutionJayalalithaa had always called herself as a farmer and hasimplemented several welfare schemes for the farmers as the stateChief Minister.

The birthday of late Prime Minister ChaudharyCharan Singh - December 23 - is commemorated as Kisan Divas or Farmer's Day.