Vijayakanth, DMDK chief actor announced after a lot of speculation and wooing that his party will go solo for the upcoming elections in Tamil Nadu “paving the way for a multi-cornered contest“.
Vijayakanth said that Channels are showing preference to certain political parties and create news that they find suitable. It confuses the party men.
In the last assembly polls, out of the 234 seats,DMDK had won 29 seats and being courted by MNK, BJP and DMK.
For 2011 assembly polls, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam had a “tie-up”. But after a year the 2 parties parted away.With Bhartiya Janta Party, DMDK had alliance with but they were not able to win in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister and senior leader of Bhartiya Janta Party had met with Vijaykanth in order to “revive their ties”.
For DMK it was the biggest disappointment and was very optimistic about the alliance with Vijaykanth,Captain he is also known as.
“The fruit is ripe and will fall in the milk anytime,” DMK chief M Karunanidhi had recently said.
It’s been announced already that PMK will contest elections alone.
Between the AIADMK, DMDK, DMK, MNK , PMK, and BJP there will be a “six-cornered contest” which Tamil Nadu can witness with the announcement of Vijayakanth.
In the state,Bhartiya Janta Party has very little presence and still it is not very clear that an alliance will made by Bhartiya Janta Party with the small parties.
Besides Jayalalithaa there will be various new aspirants for the post of Chief Minister like Karunanidhi chief DMK and Anbumani Ramadoss, PMK leader. Tirumavalavan VCK leader, Vaiko chief MDMK, MK Stalin son of Karunanidhi are also in the race for the seat.
Every 5 years, Tamilnadu had witnessed a change in government,the opposition which is fragmented had motivated the hopes of AIADMK for the 2nd time.
In the state,because of the flood last year AIADMK is facing people’s anger and claiming “anti-incumbency” DMK is waiting for a comeback.