The rebels of DMDK who has deserted the party before the polls, after having an alliance with DMK in the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, have finally decided to join the DMK on Monday.
At a press conference in Egmore, DMDK rebels announced that their organization Makkal Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (MDMDK) will be merged with DMK party. It includes three former DMDK MLAs and eight former DMDK members.
They alleged that DMDK leader Vijayakantâ€™s decision to join PWF had helped AIADMK to come back into power. They also claimed that he was living a lavish lifestyle with all the money he attained from the DMDK party workers.
â€śRecently, we came to know that the DMDK trust has about Rs 540 crores was run by Vijayakant, his wife Premalatha and their son. We are planning to file a PIL to know how they spend the money from the trust,â€ť said CH Sekar, former DMDK MLA at the press conference.
He also added that as DMDK has vanished after the elections, and that more former DMDK MLAs will soon be joining them.
Before the Tamil Nadu elections in April, the DMDK rebels had left the DMDK party because they did not want the party to have an alliance with PWF. They had also claimed that their views were not taken into consideration. Later, they had an alliance with DMK and were given three seats.