The meeting comes a day after DMDK chief Vijayakanth announced his decision to contest the polls along with the People's Welfare Front

Alagiri meets Karunanidhi Stalin says dont politicise the meeting
news TN2016 Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 14:21

DMK chief Karunanidhi's estranged son and former party leader MK Alagiri created a flutter in Tamil Nadu's political circles after landing at Karunanidhi's Gopalapuram residence in Chennai. Alagiri had a meeting with his father that set tongues wagging on whether he would be brought back to the DMK. 

The meeting comes a day after DMDK chief Vijayakanth announced his decision to contest the polls along with the People's Welfare Front,  a decision that has come as a huge blow for the DMK.

Alagiri's brother and nemesis within the party MK Stalin was however quick to dismiss the meeting as just a pesonal one. "Ghulam Nabi Azad  is coming to Chennai tomorrow to meet our leaders and the details of the alliance will be finalised soon. Alagiri met Karunanidhi today , it was just to meet his parents and don't politicise it," he told the media.

Not just Stalin, even Alagiri's family is maintaining that it was just a meeting between a father and son. Alagiri's son tweeted:

Read TNM analysis on why Alagiri does not matter politically in Madurai anymore. 

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