AIADMK-CPM to form coalition for upcoming Lok Sabha elections

December 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)

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