Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad will be in Tamil Nadu on Saturday and, according to sources, is likely to meet DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi.
DMK had parted ways with Congress alliance over the Sri Lanka Tamil issue. Both parties contested alone in the last Lok Sabha polls and Congress nominees lost deposits in almost all seats.
He noted that several authors had returned their awards and poet Satchidanandan had quit his Akademi post alleging that the literary body had failed to stand by writers and uphold freedom of expression.
“With SC having said twice that DMK has the right to participate in this case, I firmly say that the party also will file an appeal in the DA case against Jaya in the SC,” said Karunanidhi.
“What has been pronounced today is not the final verdict,” said DMK President M Karunanidhi on Monday.
The objective of the meeting, according to Vijayakanth, was to lead an all-party delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Karunanidhi said BJP could face downfall in the form of a revolution if people’s aspirations are ignored.
Tamil Nadu: Eye on 2016 polls, leading parties shift focus on youth votes.
He said DMK is the only movement serving the economically and socially downtrodden.
DMK chief alleged that second-level officers posted in Srirangam for election duty are doing the ‘job’ for the AIADMK.
The applications have cited technical reason why the Union of India is not a necessary party to the case
Special CBI Judge O P Saini then said “both of them are dropped from the list of witnesses to be examined”.
DMK has been witnessing a lean phase beginning with the drubbing it received in the 2011 Assembly elections.
DMK called for PM’s intervention to ensure that NDA should not act in ways disappointing religious minorities.
Special CBI court has fixed November 17 for the beginning of trial.