Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M. Karunanidhi and Tamil Nadu Congress Committee chief K.V. Thangkabalu on Wednesday signed an agreement on sharing of seats, at Anna Arivalayam, DMK headquarters.

The Congress leader told reporters that the agreement for 63 seats was inked on the basis of the talks that the two parties concluded in New Delhi on Tuesday.

The five-member committee of the Congress and also of the DMK would meet on Thursday to identify the 63 constituencies for the party.

According to a TNCC release, the committee, comprising Mr. Thangkabalu, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, Union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan, All India Congress Committee spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan and MLA K. Jayakumar, will have a meeting at Sathyamurthy Bhavan, the party headquarters, on Thursday morning.

PTI reports from New Delhi: Congress indicated that the issue of power sharing was open and would be decided after the Assembly elections. The party spokesman, Manish Tewari told reporters that “we can talk about the issue only after the election results are out.”