Palaniswami started from Salem on Thursday morning and reached Madurai by road. On the way, he was given a rousing reception by the party cadre. He reached Madurai in the afternoon and inaugurated a constituent college of Madurai Kamaraj University at Kappalur.
The college was constructed at a cost of Rs 7.25 crore on a 8.35 acre land. As part of the function, Palaniswami also unveiled a photo of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa inside the college and then distributed welfare measures to college students. Cultural programmes were also conducted for the students.