Despite an explanation by Vaiko that he was an Indian citizen, the authorities reportedly paid no heed to his claims.
When Vaiko was told that there were “several cases against him in Sri Lanka,” he denied it and told them that he was an Indian citizen and showed them his passport too.
Alagiri, elder son of DMK president M Karunanidhi, had enjoyed tremendous clout as party’s Organisation Secretary South, when DMK was in power between 2006 and 2011.
Leaders of all four parties met at Tiruvarur on Monday. After the meeting, Vaiko, the coordinator of the group, said the draft and political stand of the team will be revealed on October 23.
Vaiko has been the face of the anti-observatory protest since the PMO cleared India-based Neutrino Observatory earlier this year.
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“We cannot have a partner opposing the government. If somebody is not happy, we cannot help,” said Naidu.
Party chief Vaiko declared the reason to be NDA’s insensitivity to a host of issues concerning Tamil Nadu.
Vaiko will also cut a cake in Erode at 7.30 pm, coinciding with the time of birth of Prabhakaran, partymen said.
Refusing to comment on any specific conversation at the meeting, he said both leaders exchanged pleasantries.
The tribunal will now examine evidence by the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government.
Vaiko assured his party’s support on the basis of being a member of the BJP-led NDA alliance,
Though Vaiko is the candidate from Virudhunagar, the hub of the firecracker industry, the party has specifically asked the cadre not to burst crackers .
The two were never close. This meeting, and the fleeting one at the airport, comes after 21 years.