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.
Vaiko told the media that Alagiri is a good friend and has requested his support to MDMK candidates in the LS elections.
The party also promised to press for closure of the nuclear plant at Kudankulam.
A day after the BJP stitched together a six-party alliance in Tamil Nadu to take on the state’s two main players – AIADMK and DMK.
The BJP has sealed the deal with MDMK and party president Rajnath Singh has engaged both the PMK and DMDK in alliance talks.
In Tamil Nadu, hectic alliance moves have set the stage.
Former Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy, who joined BJP last year, had voiced his reservations against allying with MDMK in his Twitter posts earlier this month. However, the party appears to have brushed aside his reservations.
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“I respect Mr Vaiko’s point of view. But it is very important that they also respect our opinion,” said John Abraham.
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A protest against his visit made SL minister Reginald Cooray cancel his visit to city.
The police detained MDMK general secretary Vaiko and leaders of various other outfits when they attempted to stage a march to Koodankulam,defying the curfew imposed there protesting the setting up of a nuclear power plant.
The party is piqued by the ‘arrogant stand’ of the AIADMK in seat sharing talks.