Representatives of Manithaneya Makkal Katchi (MMK) met Desiya Murpoku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) founder Vijayakant in Kuala Lumpur and impressed upon him to join the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)-led alliance for the Lok Sabha elections, according to MMK legislative party leader, M.H. Jawahirullah.

Mr. Jawahirullah, who was in Chennai, told The Hindu that following his advice, the party general secretary Thammeemun Ansari, joint general secretary, S.S. Haroon Rashid and organising secretary M.Nazer, who were in Malaysia for some other purpose, held the discussion with Mr. Vijayakant on Sunday.

Mr.Vijayakant told them that he would announce his decision on the alliance at a party conference in Ulundurpet to be held in February, Mr. Jawahirullah added.

- Staff Reporter