Saturday, May 6, 2017

Kanimozhi says DMK is with Nitish and Lalu for a front against BJP

Patna: DMK president M Karunanidhi's daughter and MP MK Kanimozhi said the DMK was with Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad for constituting a national front against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Kanimozhi was here on Friday to extend invite to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad for participating in the 94th birthday of DMK chief Karunanidhi on June 3 in Chennai.

Accepting the invitation, Kumar presented mementos to Kanimozhi at his 1 Anne Marg office.

It's learnt that she discussed on the prevailing political situation in the country and forthcoming Presidential election. Opposition parties want to field a joint candidate for the Presidential poll.

Later, Kanimozhi called on RJD chief Lalu Prasad at the latter's residence and talked at a length on the Presidential election and prospects of fielding a joint consensus Opposition candidate in the fray.

Accepting the invitation to participate in Karunanidhi's birthday in Chennai, Lalu said he would invite Karunanidhi in non-BJP parties rally to be held in Patna on August 27.

Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

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