‘DMDK in talks with BJP for alliance’

L K Sudhish

Chennai: “DMDK is in talks with BJP for an alliance and party chief Vijayakant will announce the final decision soon,” said party’s deputy secretary L K Sudhish after hoisting the party flag at its Koyambedu headquarters during DMDK’s Flag Day celebration today.

Responding to questions from reporters on alliance talks with BJP, Sudhish said, “Yes it is true that we are in talks with BJP. In fact, we are in talks regarding alliance with all parties including BJP. The details will be finalised and announced by the end of February.”

Sudhish who is also Vijayakant’s brother-in-law said the ‘Captain’ himself would arrive in Chennai to make the announcement in two weeks. DMDK founder and president, Vijayakant is currently in America undergoing treatment for various medical conditions.

There have been rumours going the rounds that DMDK is in talks with the BJP for an alliance, but this is the first time that the party high command has made it official.

NT Bureau