Moves afoot to edge PMK out of UPA as well

June 19th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Sonia Gandhi

Chennai, June 19 (IANS) After its ouster from the ruling DMK-led Democratic Progressive Alliance (DPA) in Tamil Nadu, moves are afoot to edge PMK out of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) at the centre as well, sources said here Thursday. “Not withstanding the DMK’s attempts to oust us from the UPA, our central minister Anbumoni Ramadoss met Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi to explain our strong commitment to support the UPA in all its endeavours as its active member,” PMK sources close to party chief S. Ramadoss told IANS.

DMK leaders denied these charges.

“Decisions regarding the PMK’s future in the UPA are the prerogatives of its collective national leadership. We have made our stand vis-

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