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PUDUCHERRY: The Tamil Nadu Congress’s desire to contest alone by breaking away from the DMK has despatched ripples in Puducherry because it might alter your complete political situation within the Union territory.
Each the Congress in addition to the BJP in Puducherry are a anxious lot as they observe the developments. For the Congress, its alliance with the DMK is unlikely to proceed in Puducherry in case of snapping of ties in Tamil Nadu. The get together which has been onerous hit by the exodus of MLAs and senior leaders to the BJP and NR Congress has been banking on the help from the DMK and different allies to combat the BJP and its allies within the upcoming election.
Then again, the BJP which is aiming to return to energy within the UT with AIADMK and NR Congress, could lose the NR Congress, which it must put up a formidable alliance to win the elections. If the DMK-Congress alliance breaks, the NR Congress, which is threatening to interrupt away from the NDA and contest the polls alone, is anticipated to affix arms with the DMK.
Within the latest previous, the DMK has additionally proven curiosity in allying with the NR Congress, if the get together got here out of the NDA. The three conveners S P Sivakumar, R Siva and AMH Nazeem had referred to as on get together chief M Ok Stalin and wished him to allow the Puducherry DMK to ally with the NR Congress or go it alone. The Puducherry DMK has already expressed its opposition to allying with Congress and had even chilly shouldered the get together for a while. However with the intervention of the Congress and DMK leaderships, the problems have been sorted out.
Then again, NR Congress founder President N Rangasamy after being sad with the BJP over the seat sharing in addition to the dearth of assurance on the submit of Chief Minister to him, has been ready for an alternate political alliance or go it alone. He has been keenly watching the developments in Tamil Nadu, whereas shopping for time by happening religious excursions in search of divine blessings.
On this situation, the DMK had invited N R Congress president N Rangasamy to guide the Secular Democratic Alliance (SDA) of the Congress, DMK, Left events, VCK and different political outfits. DMK Karaikal Convener A M H Nazeem a former minister, whereas sending the invitation to Rangasamy, identified that by allying with the NDA, the NR Congress couldn’t win any of the 4 elections (Lok Sabha polls and byelections in Nellithope, Thattanchavady and Kamarajar Nagar) in Puducherry since 2016.
Contemplating the welfare of the state and its tradition, the secular forces ought to operate unitedly, he mentioned, including that it will assist the formation of a secular authorities. If the alliance emerges victorious, Rangsamy might turn out to be the Chief Minister. Whereas Rangasamy doesn’t need to have any truck with the Congress because the get together had eliminated him as Chief Minister in 2008, it’s most desirous of an alliance with the DMK and its allies.