AIADMK-CPM to form coalition for upcoming Lok Sabha electionsDecember 5th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 5 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) jointly announced on Friday that they have decided to form a coalition for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
AIADMK General Secretary Jayalalitha and CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat announced this during a joint press conference in Chennai this afternoon.
While speaking to reporters after an hour-long meeting, Jayalalitha described the meeting with Karat as cordial.
She said, I am happy with the meeting. AIADMK and CPM will enter into an electoral alliance (for the Lok Sabha elections).
Karat said the two parties would be holding more discussions. (ANI)