D. Jayakumar says the ultimate choice is with the AIADMK
The BJP has sought seats from the AIADMK the place it feels it’s robust within the upcoming city native physique polls and talks between the 2 events will proceed, Tamil Nadu BJP president Ok. Annamalai stated.
Talking to reporters after an almost four-hour dialogue with the AIADMK high management on seat sharing, Mr. Annamalai stated there was no demand as such from the BJP. “We’re robust in some locations in city native our bodies. In 2011 too, we contested and gained in some. There isn’t any setback within the talks. Talks will proceed,” he stated.
Mr. Annamalai stated the AIADMK was functioning as a powerful opposition each inside and out of doors the Meeting, and was elevating lots of points about the place the DMK was failing. He stated different alliance events of the AIADMK too had been performing as a constructive opposition .
Individually, senior AIADMK chief and former Minister D. Jayakumar stated seat sharing talks with the BJP the place cordial and would proceed. To a question on a hypothesis that the BJP was requesting the seats the place the AIADMK was well-liked, he stated, “It’s their responsibility to request and it’s our choice whether or not or to not settle for the request.”
“The choice on whether or not to simply accept their request would rely upon the celebration’s curiosity. Our choice be taken with out affecting our celebration’s pursuits.”