Cong-DMK alliance to continue for LS polls: Azad

Congress announced its alliance with DMK would continue for Lok Sabha polls,setting at rest speculations.

Written by Agencies | Chennai | Published: March 2, 2009 7:46 pm

Congress announced its alliance with DMK would continue for Lok Sabha polls,setting at rest speculation about the future of the tie-up in the wake of AIADMK’s overture to the UPA.

“The top leadership of Congress and DMK share a perfect relationship and there is total coordination between them,which will continue in future also”,AICC General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad,in charge of party affairs in Tamil Nadu,told reporters after meeting DMK chief M Karunanidhi at his residence here this evening.

Describing his party’s alliance with DMK as “one of the most successful” ones,Azad said DMK is a very strong ally of UPA.

On seat-sharing with DMK for Lok Sabha polls,Azad said while the former had announced a committee to discuss seat-sharing,Congress would soon form a similar team “which will start the process soon.”

He said “like-minded parties” were welcome to join the Congress-DMK fold in the state.

Azad expressed the confidence over UPA putting up a good show in the polls and said he was “100 per cent sure” that the Congress-led coalition would come back to power.

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