The Puducherry unit of the DMK has put up a strong defence for its demand to field a party candidate from the lone Lok Sabha seat of the Union Territory, as part of the I.N.D.I.A. bloc.
At DMK’s internal consultation before talks on seat sharing arrangements are made with alliance partners, top DMK leaders, including Tamil Nadu Minister for Youth Welfare and Sports Development Udhayanidhi Stalin, interacted with Puducherry leaders at Anna Arivalayam on Monday, February 5, 2024.
Puducherry Opposition leader and DMK convenor R. Siva, who led the Puducherry delegation, told The Hindu they had conveyed to party leadership the “desire of cadres” to contest from the lone seat in the U.T.
“In the past, we made adjustments to give the seat to Congress. This time the scenario is different as…