PMK, DMDK begin alliance talks with BJP

Chennai, March 6: Tamil Nadu’s PMK and DMDK of actor A.Vijayakant officially announced their alliance talks with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu.

In a statement, PMK founder S.Ramadoss said a committee has been formed under party president G.K.Mani to carry out the talks with BJP.

The DMDK also said in a statement that it has started talks with BJP.

If BJP succeeds in roping in PMK and DMDK within its fold, then there will be a multi-cornered contest in Tamil Nadu.

The AIADMK will be going it alone aiming for all the seats while arch rival DMK will fight the elections with two Muslim parties – MMK and IUML – and two Dalit parties – VCK and PT.

The two left parties, which called off their alliance with the AIADMK Thursday, and the Congress will also be there in the fray.

IANS