In a fresh twist to the forthcoming assembly elections in the Tamil Nadu, the GK Vasan-led Tamil Manila Congress has announced an alliance with the DMDK-PWF front on Saturday.
The alliance with Vijaykanth as the chief ministerial candidate will offer TMC 26 seats,
With this DMDK, MDMK, TMC, VCK will contest from 104,29, 26 seats respectively while the VCK, CPI and CPI (M) will contest 25 seats.
TMC led by former union minister G.K Vasan prior to Saturdayâ€™s announcement had held talks with the BJP after the party refused to accept AIADMKâ€™s demand of contesting elections on the two leaves symbol on Thursday.
According to media reports, the talks were initiated by MDMK leader Vaiko who is the architect of the Third front in the state.
Incidentally, earlier on the day TNCC president EVKS Elangovan urged the TMC to merge with the Congress again